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?
B files have multiple uses, and BASIC Source Code is one of them. Read more about the others 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 9 different B openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: November 14, 2022
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.
More file formats using the B extension
Through our research of B files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.
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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