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What are B files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a B file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your B files.

What is a B file?

B files have multiple uses, and BASIC Source Code is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

BASIC Source Code

Some files that use the .b file extension are programming files that contain BASIC source code. BASIC stands for Beginner's All-Purpose Symbolic Instructions Code. The BASIC programming language was developed in the 1960s.

While the programming language was initially developed for students who needed to write computer programs, it is now widely used as a common programming language.

It is more common for BASIC programs to use the .BAS file extension.

How to open B files

Important: Different programs may use files with the B file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your B file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested seven different B openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: May 17, 2024

All known file formats using extension .B

While BASIC Source Code is a popular type of B-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .B file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Applause II Batch File

Applause is a custom database software creation application.


We know that one B format is BundleFile. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of B files. Remember, different programs may use B files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Asta PowerdrawAsta PowerdrawUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
Adobe Photoshop ElementsAdobe Photoshop ElementsUser submitted
Becky! Internet MailBecky! Internet MailUser submitted
GTA San AndreasGTA San AndreasUser submitted
PowerDrawPowerDrawUser submitted

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