Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .cbl

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .cbl file?
  • Which program can create the .cbl file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .cbl format?
  • What can convert .cbl files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .cbl extension?

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

COBOL Source Code .cbl file icon

COBOL Source Code

CBL file is a COBOL Source Code. COBOL is one of the oldest programming languages, primarily designed by Grace Hopper.
Category: Development files
Application: Eclipse
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
COBOL Unisys Library File
NetCOBOL PowerFORM Overlay Descriptor

Other types of files may also use the .cbl file extension. If you have helpful information about .cbl extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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OpenCL Kernel

The .cbl filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cbp (20), fbl (16), bl (10), sbl (9), dbl (9), cfl (9), cl (8), cbk (8), cbm (7), cb (7), bcl (6), cbi (6), clb (6), chl (6), cgl (4)

Can't open a .cbl file?

If you want to open a .cbl file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .cbl association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.cbl

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

If you don't know how to set the .cbl file association, check the FAQ.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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