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PBS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pbs - Portable Batch System File

The PBS application files are related to PBS. PBS file is a Portable Batch System File. Portable Batch System (PBS) is the name of computer software that performs job scheduling. Its primary task is to allocate computational tasks, i.e. batch jobs, among the available computing resources.

Application files
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Portable Batch System File related extensions:
Java Network Launch Protocol Descriptor
Mobile 3D Graphic
Java Enterprise Archive
Java Application Descriptor
Java Class
Oracle Trace

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

Can't open a .pbs 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 .pbs file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

pbc, phs, pfs, bs, psb, lbs, pvs, bps, ps, pbx, pbq, obs, pns, pgs, pbz

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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

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