What are PBK files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a PBK file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your PBK files.
What is a PBK file?
PBK files have multiple uses, and Microsoft PhoneBook is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
How to open PBK files
Important: Different programs may use files with the PBK file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PBK file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested six different PBK openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: July 31, 2023
All known file formats using extension .PBK
While Microsoft PhoneBook is a popular type of PBK-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .PBK file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Pixel Bender Kernel
We know that one PBK format is Pixel Bender Kernel. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
PBK opener for Windows
We have identified one PBK opener that is compatible with this specific type of PBK file.
The Print Shop Deluxe Backdrop
We know that one PBK format is The Print Shop Deluxe Backdrop. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of PBK files. Remember, different programs may use PBK 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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