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Details of extension .cbl

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

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?
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
ChessBase Database .cbl file icon

ChessBase Database

CBL file is a ChessBase Database. ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database.
Detailed description not available
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 Annotations
ChessBase Players Index
ChessBase Tournament Index
ChessBase Commentators Index
ChessBase Source Index
ChessBase Team Index

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:

Illumina CASAVA Base Call
Binary Linework TIFF Image
BRIEF Macro File
CARE-S InfoWorks Biochemical Oxygen Detail Data
Crossbeam XMS Installation Package
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Color FBM Image
COMBAS Binbary Object
Code::Blocks Project

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:

clb (1), chl (1), cfl (1), cbo (1), cbk (1), cb1 (1), vbl (1), bl (1), fbl (1), cvl (1), cl (1), cgl (1), cbp (1), cbm (1), cbi (1)

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.

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