GFB file format description

Many people share .gfb files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .gfb file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .gfb files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gfb - GIFBlast Compressed Image

The GFB graphic files are related to GIFBlast. The GFB file is a GIFBlast Compressed Image. GIFBlast is a compressor designed especially for GIF files. The GIFBlast seems to be no longer supported.

Graphic files
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GIFBlast Compressed Image related extensions:
KISekae Set System Bitmap
Utah Raster Toolkit Image
C64 Picasso 64 Image
Binary Picture TIFF Image
FlashCam Frame
Aperio SVS Slide

.gfb - Atari ST DeskPic Image

The GFB graphic files are related to Recoil. The GFB file is an Atari ST DeskPic Image. The Atari ST is a line of home computers from Atari Corporation and the successor to the Atari 8-bit family.

Graphic files
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Atari ST DeskPic Image related extensions:
Commodore 64 8x8 Font Data
Commodore 64 SEUCK Sprite Image
Atari 8-bit Anime 4ever Image
Commodore Amiga AMOS Bitmap
Commodore Amiga Continuous Bitmap Image
Commodore 64 AFLI-editor Image

Naturally, other applications may also use the .gfb file extension. Even harmful programs can create .gfb files. Be especially cautious with .gfb files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .gfb 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.

The .gfb file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bfb, fb, ffb, fgb, gb, gbb, gbf, gcb, gdb, geb, gf, gff, gfg, gfh, gfn

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Bioware Generic File Format
Microsoft Outlook Free/Busy Data
Zoo Tycoon 2 Model
GTrek GPS Logging Data
ArcGIS Geodatabase Data
MS-DOS Shell Monitor Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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