LBF File - opening and understanding

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

What is a LBF file?

The LBF file format was developed by 2K Games for their Bioshock 2 software product, which is a video game that was designed for Windows and Mac OS X platforms. This file format was created by 2K Games as a configuration file type, and these LBF files use the .lbf file extension.These LBF files are in plain text format and may be opened and edited using standard text editors like Notepad and Apple TextEdit. Saved configurations and settings for the Bioshock 2 video game are stored in these .lbf files.These .lbf files are generated by the Bioshock 2 video game when a player saves a configuration and settings profile through the user interface of this game. During gameplay, the Bioshock 2 video game follows the configurations and settings that are saved in the associated LBF file. It's best to leave these LBF files alone, in order for the Bioshock 2 video game to continue running properly.

How to open LBF 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 LBF for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different LBF openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension LBF

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

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of LBF files. Remember, different programs may use LBF 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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