BB File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a BB file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .BB files.

What is a BB file?

A .BB file is an Artlantis BillBoard file. These BAM files contain realistic 3D images created in Artlantis, a 3D modeling software. You use this software to create photorealistic animations for architectural visualization. You can simulate the effects of materials and lights for any 3D project.

How to open BB files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension BB for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different BB openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .BB

While Artlantis BillBoard is a popular type of BB-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .BB extension.

The BB file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a BB opener may not be able to open all kinds of BB files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited BB viewer.

bigBed Track Format

Through our analysis of BB files, we know that one use of the format is bigBed Track Format. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different BB openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of BB files. Remember, different programs may use BB 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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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with BB-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 BB-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!