BBB File Type- The quick facts
What are BBB files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a BBB 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 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 9 different BBB openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: March 17, 2022
Suggest another file format using extension BBB
While we know of one file format using the .BBB 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 .BBB file.
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.