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Details of extension .bb

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

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

Blitz Basic Code .bb file icon

Blitz Basic Code

BB file is a Blitz Basic, Blitz3D or Blitz Plus code. The .bb suffix was originally created for the Blitz BASIC language for the AMIGA computers by ACID SOFTWARE from New Zealand. It represents an encoded Blitz BASIC source code. Actually it has ported to WINDOWS from BLITZ RESEARCH, the new ACID SOFTWARE brand and it is a plain text WINDOWS file.
Category: Development files
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
ab2, bb2
Related extensions:
BASIC Source
Visual Basic OLE Type Library
Visual Basic Module
Visual Basic Active Designer Cache
Remote Automation RegistrationFile
Dataset Designer Surface Data
Dataset Designer Internal Data
Blitz3D Data
microBasic Source Code
GCOV BB Data FIle .bb file icon


BB is a GCOV BB data file. The .bb and .bbg files are generated when the source file is compiled with the GCC -ftest-coverage option. The .bb file contains a list of source files (including headers), functions within those files, and line numbers corresponding to each basic block in the source file.
Category: Development files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Assembly Source Code
C Source Code
C++ Source Code
Visual C++ Dialog
Fortran Source Code
C Header File
Microsoft Visual Studio Workspace Options
Modula-3 Source Code
Pascal/Delphi Source Code

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Virtual Boy ROM
Sony Playstation Wave Bank Body
Cryo BF Game Data
libigl Skeletal Data
Backgammon for Windows Saved Game
Gforth Blocks File
BlakHole Archive
Mathematica Notebook File
Slim! Compressed Archive

The .bb filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

vb (32), bf (8), bg (8), fb (6), nb (3), bh (3), gb (2), bn (2), hb (1)

Can't open a .bb file?

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

Windows can't open this file:


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.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

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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