ZBF file format description
Many people share .zbf files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .zbf file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .zbf files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.zbf - Radiance Z-buffer File
The ZBF data files are related to Radiance. ZBF file is a Radiance Z-buffer File. Radiance is a suite of tools for performing lighting simulation originally written by Greg Ward. It includes a renderer as well as many other tools for measuring the simulated light levels. It uses ray tracing to perform all lighting calculations, accelerated by the use of an octree data structure.
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- Radiance Z-buffer File related extensions:
.zbf - Zemax Beam File
The ZBF data files are related to Zemax. ZBF file is a Zemax Beam File. Zemax is an optical design program that is used to design and analyze imaging systems such as camera lenses, as well as illumination systems.
- Data files
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- Zemax Beam File related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .zbf file extension. Even harmful programs can create .zbf files. Be especially cautious with .zbf files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .zbf 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 .zbf file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
abf, bf, znf, zbr, zbb, sbf, zgf, zbd, xbf, bzf
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
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- Zemax Black Box Data
- Canon ZoomBrowser EX Database
- Zoner Zebra Metafile
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