Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .fb2

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .fb2 file?
  • Which program can create the .fb2 file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .fb2 format?
  • What can convert .fb2 files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .fb2 extension?

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

FictionBook 2 E-Book .fb2 file icon

FictionBook 2 E-Book

FB2 file is a FictionBook 2 E-Book. FictionBook is an open XML-based e-book format, which originated and gained popularity in Russia.
Category: Ebook files
Application: Athenaeum
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/xml
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
ANSI Art Text
Archive Description
Log File
Rich Text Format Document
Plain Text File
OpenDocument Text
NFO File
Uuencoded Data
Microsoft Reader E-Book Document

Other types of files may also use the .fb2 file extension. If you have helpful information about .fb2 extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

HP Backup Segment
VTrain Data File
dBASE II Database
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Gforth Blocks File
Blitz Basic Code
Slim! Compressed Archive
Macromedia Freehand Drawing
Trine 2 Data

The .fb2 filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

fbw (19), db2 (11), fb (9), fbz (6), fbq (6), tb2 (1)

Can't open a .fb2 file?

If you want to open a .fb2 file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .fb2 association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.fb2

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 .fb2 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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