GRIB file format description
Many people share .grib files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .grib file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .grib files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.grib - Gridded Binary Data
GRIB file is a Gridded Binary Data. GRIB (GRIdded Binary) is a concise data format commonly used in meteorology to store historical and forecast weather data.
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .grib file extension. Even harmful programs can create .grib files. Be especially cautious with .grib files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .grib 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 .grib file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
gib, grob, grb, rib, gri
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Graph-in-the-Box Chart
- HP 48 Grob
- GRIB File
- Petrosys Grid Data
- RenderMan RIB Data
- HP-48 Graphic Object
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