PBA File Type

- The quick facts

What are PBA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PBA 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 PBA file?

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

While we do not yet describe the PBA file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about PBA files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open PBA files

Important: Different programs may use files with the PBA file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PBA 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 PBA openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

PowerBackupPowerBackupUser submitted
WinFAMWinFAMUser submitted
APX Family CPSAPX Family CPSUser submitted
PBWIN32PBWIN32User submitted
Baker Hughes JMBaker Hughes JMUser submitted

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