TLB file format description
Many people share .tlb files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .tlb file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .tlb files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.tlb - Visual Basic OLE Type Library
The TLB development files are related to Visual Basic. TLB is a Visual Basic OLE Type Library. It is a binary file containing all the type information you need to use procedures or classes in DLLs.
- Visual Basic
- Development files
- - / -
- Visual Basic OLE Type Library related extensions:
.tlb - HP OpenVMS Text Library
The TLB data files are related to HP OpenVMS. TLB file is a HP OpenVMS Text Library. HP OpenVMS features high-availability, scalability, security, industry-leading cluster technology and enhanced flexibility for large-scale SMP systems. The HP OpenVMS seems to be no longer supported.
- HP OpenVMS
- Data files
- - / -
- HP OpenVMS Text Library related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .tlb file extension. Even harmful programs can create .tlb files. Be especially cautious with .tlb files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .tlb 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 .tlb file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
tpb, tl, tbl, flb, tmb, tln, tlg, tib, tb, lb, glb, tob, tlv, tlh, tlf
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- OpenTL Data
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- Pro/ENGINEER Table
- Adobe Pagemaker Table
- GROMACS Binary Input File
- FileMaker Pro Label Data
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