How to open CIB files

Did your computer fail to open a CIB file? We explain what CIB files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is a CIB file?

The CIB file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the CIB file type for different types of data.

We are aware of 1 different use of the CIB extension, which you can read more about below.

Card Image Backup format

Through our analysis of CIB files, we know that one use of the format is Card Image Backup 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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Software that will open, convert or fix CIB files

These apps are known to open certain types of CIB files. Since many different programs may use CIB files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific CIB file.

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We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with CIB-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with CIB-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!