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Details of extension .cba

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

ACE Compressed Comic Book

CBA file is an ACE Compressed Comic Book. This is a renamed ACE file and can be decompressed with WinAce utility. CBA files typically contain PNG, JPEG or GIF files.
Category: Ebook files
Application: CDisplay
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-cdisplay
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Computer Graphics Metafile
CompuServe Bitmap Image
JPEG Bitmap Image
Alias Wavefront Picture
Portable Network Graphics Image
ZIP Archive
QuickDraw Pict Image
RAR Compressed Comic Book
ZIP Compressed Comic Book
DB/TextWorks SQL Textbase Definition .cba file icon

DB/TextWorks SQL Textbase Definition

CBA file is a DB/TextWorks SQL Textbase Definition. DB/TextWorks is a popular Windows database management and text retrieval system.
Category: Data files
Application: DB/TextWorks
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
DB/TextWorks Database Term and Word Index
DB/TextWorks Access Control File
DB/TextWorks Access Control Special File
DB/TextWorks Database
DB/TextWorks Textbase Structure Data
DB/TextWorks Database Directory
DB/TextWorks Database Indexed List
DB/TextWorks List of BTX Records
DB/TextWorks Database Deferred Update Directory
ChessBase Annotations .cba file icon

ChessBase Annotations

CBA file is a ChessBase Annotations. ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database.
Category: Game Data files
Application: ChessBase
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
ChessBase Archived Database
ChessBase Game Moves Data
ChessBase Database Header
ChessBase Players Index
ChessBase Tournament Index
ChessBase Commentators Index
ChessBase Source Index
ChessBase Team Index
ChessBase Second Header Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Scifer External Header Archive
Jetico BCArchive Encrypted Archive
Initial Telnet Cache
Microsoft Cabinet File
BRIEF Macro File
StarOS Class Based Queuing Script
ComicRack WebComic Document
IBM Rational XDE Collaboration File
ZIP Compressed Comic Book

The .cba filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cfa (1), cbx (1), cbq (1), cab (1), xba (1), bca (1), sba (1), dba (1), cna (1), cga (1), cbz (1), cbw (1), cb (1), ca (1), vba (1)

Can't open a .cba file?

If you want to open a .cba file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .cba 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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android