DXB File Type

- The quick facts

What are DXB files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a DXB 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 DXB file?

A .DXB file is an AutoCAD Drawing Exchange Binary Format file. These DXB files contain the geometric description of the drawings created in AutoCAD, a design drafting software. These DXB files allow you to transfer the drawings from AutoCAD to other programs. DXB is the binary form of the DXF file and is used because certain programs did not have the equivalent object types of the CAD drawing.

How to open DXB files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different DXB openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 23, 2021

Other file formats using extension .DXB

While AutoCAD Drawing Exchange Binary Format is a popular type of DXB-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .DXB extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Dream X2 SoundBank format

Through our analysis of DXB files, we know that one use of the format is Dream X2 SoundBank 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 5 different DXB openers which you will find listed below.

Duxbury Braille document

Through our analysis of DXB files, we know that one use of the format is Duxbury Braille document. 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 5 different DXB openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of DXB files. Remember, different programs may use DXB 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 DXB-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 DXB-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!