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What are PTB files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PTB 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 PTB files.

What is a PTB file?

PTB files have multiple uses, and Power Tab Guitar and Bass Tablature Editor is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Power Tab Guitar and Bass Tablature Editor

PTB is an acronym for Power Tab. Files that contain the .ptb file extension most commonly store music tablatures that are used in the creation of sheet music for stringed instruments such as the bass and guitar.

Many of the tablature files that contain the .ptb file suffix are created with the Power Tab Editor tablature authoring software.

How to open PTB files

We have identified three PTB openers that are compatible with this specific type of PTB file.

Programs that open Power Tab Guitar and Bass Tablature Editor files

Guitar ProGuitar ProVerified
Power Tab EditorPower Tab EditorVerified

Last updated: December 28, 2023

All known file formats using extension .PTB

While Power Tab Guitar and Bass Tablature Editor is a popular type of PTB-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .PTB file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Sage (PeachTree Accounting) Backup

The Peachtree Corporate Accounting software is also known to use the .ptb file suffix. When a PTB file is associated with the Peachtree software, the file contains backup data files that are used by the application to restore lost or corrupt data.

PeachTree Accounting is nowadays named Sage.

PTB opener for Windows

We have identified one PTB opener that is compatible with this specific type of PTB file.

Sage AccountingSage AccountingVerified

ProfiCAD Title Block

We know that one PTB format is ProfiCAD Title Block. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Programs that open these PTB files

We have identified one PTB opener that is compatible with this specific type of PTB file.


Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Go PlayAlongGo PlayAlongUser submitted
TakeoffMaintanance2009TakeoffMaintanance2009User submitted
TEFViewTEFViewUser submitted
PDF reDirectPDF reDirectUser submitted
ProEst Takeoff MaintenanceProEst Takeoff MaintenanceUser submitted
Arobas Music Guitar ProArobas Music Guitar ProUser submitted
AccessPORT Map ManagerAccessPORT Map ManagerUser submitted
ProSystem Revised SCH VIProSystem Revised SCH VIUser submitted

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