PBN File Type

- The quick facts

What are PBN files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PBN 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 PBN file?

A .PBN file is a Portable Bridge Notation Game file.

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 PBN files

Important: Different programs may use files with the PBN file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PBN file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different PBN openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: November 18, 2012

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Bridge Base OnlineBridge Base OnlineUser submitted
BW900 ModuleBW900 ModuleUser submitted
BW600 ModuleBW600 ModuleUser submitted
BW800 ModuleBW800 ModuleUser submitted
BibleWorksBibleWorksUser submitted
BW700 ModuleBW700 ModuleUser submitted
BBOBBOUser submitted

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