FB2 file format description
Many people share .fb2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .fb2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .fb2 files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.fb2 - FictionBook 2 E-Book
The FB2 ebook files are related to Athenaeum. FB2 file is a FictionBook 2 E-Book. FictionBook is an open XML-based e-book format, which originated and gained popularity in Russia.
- Ebook files
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- FictionBook 2 E-Book related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .fb2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .fb2 files. Be especially cautious with .fb2 files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .fb2 file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .fb2 file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
bb2, rb2, fn2, fbz, fbq, f2b, bf2, tb2, fv2, ff2, fbw, fb, db2
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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