FBC File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a FBC file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .FBC files.

What is a FBC file?

A .FBC file is a FamilyTree Maker compressed backup file. Through our analysis of FBC files, we know that one use of the format is FamilyTree Maker compressed backup. 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.

How to open FBC files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension FBC for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different FBC openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension FBC

While we know of one file format using the .FBC 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 .FBC file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Family Tree MakerFamily Tree MakerUser submitted
FamilienstammbaumFamilienstammbaumUser submitted
Family Archive ViewerFamily Archive ViewerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with FBC-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 FBC-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!