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What are BBB files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a BBB 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 BBB files.

What is a BBB file?

The .bbb file format was developed by Research In Motion for their BlackBerry Desktop Manager software. This is a backup file format used by BlackBerry phones to create backup copies of stored data. These BBB files are normally created by the Mac OS X version of BlackBerry Desktop Manager when the user or the BlackBerry system needs to create copies of data that has been saved in the phone.BlackBerry Desktop Manager is a tool that synchronizes BlackBerry phones with desktop and laptop computers that are running on MS Windows or Mac OS X. A USB (Universal Serial Bus) cable is used to connect the BlackBerry phone to the computer, and this software provides a GUI (Graphical User Interface) for users to manipulate file transfer functions and other syncrhonization tools.BBB in this file format stands for BlackBerry Backup. These BBB files can be used to restore documents, contact information, calendar details and other pieces of data saved in the BlackBerry mobile phone. These .bbb files can also be used through the BlackBerry Desktop Manager for transmitting data to and from BlackBerry mobile handsets, and to restore the system of a BlackBerry phone.

How to open BBB files

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

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

Last updated: July 31, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

BlackBerry Backup ExtractorBlackBerry Backup ExtractorUser submitted
phoneMinerphoneMinerUser submitted
BlackBerry Desktop SoftwareBlackBerry Desktop SoftwareUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
BeDraw7BeDraw7User submitted
ABC Amber BlackBerry ConverterABC Amber BlackBerry ConverterUser submitted
3B3BUser submitted
Oxygen Forensic SuiteOxygen Forensic SuiteUser submitted
BMC AppSightBMC AppSightUser submitted

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