MB File - opening and understanding

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

What is a MB file?

Files that contain the .mb file extension are most commonly associated with the MapBasic development environment. The MapBasic programming language is similar to the BASIC programming language and it is used to create applications for the MapInfo Professional runtimes.

MB files allow a user to customize the features and functions of the MapInfo Professional program and integrate the software with other software applications.

The .mb file extension is also used to store Mathematica binary files and memo holder files for the Corel Paradox software program.

How to open MB 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 MB for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different MB openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension MB

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

MayaMayaUser submitted
WinDS PROWinDS PROUser submitted
WinDS PRO AppsWinDS PRO AppsUser submitted
Maya ApplicationMaya ApplicationUser submitted
MysticThumbsMysticThumbsUser submitted
MapBasicMapBasicUser submitted
Microsoft Windows Media PlayerMicrosoft Windows Media PlayerUser submitted
MapBasic for Microsoft WindowsMapBasic for Microsoft WindowsUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
3D Photo Browser3D Photo BrowserUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with MB-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 MB-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!