BB File Type

- The quick facts

What are BB files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a BB 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 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

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

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

Last updated: February 23, 2021

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. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

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 apps that use files with this extension

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!