B File Type

- The quick facts

What are B files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a B file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a B file?

Files that contain 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.

A variety of computer applications can create BASIC files with the .b file extension including Modula-3, IRIS and Limbo software programs.

The .b file extension is also used to identify batch list files that have been created for the Applause computer software. Applause is a custom database software creation application.

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 10 different B openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 18, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension B

While we know of one file format using the .B file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .B file.

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.

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Asta PowerdrawAsta PowerdrawUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
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Adobe Photoshop ElementsAdobe Photoshop ElementsUser submitted
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GTA San AndreasGTA San AndreasUser submitted
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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with B-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with B-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!