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Details of extension .swb

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .swb file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .swb file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .swb files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 3 file formats associated with this file extension!


  1. IBM Sametime Whiteboard Data
  2. Adobe PageMaker Colorsync Component Data
  3. SolidWorks Older Macro

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IBM Sametime Whiteboard Data

swb file - IBM Sametime Whiteboard Data
The SWB file belongs to the Data category and works with IBM Sametime, being used as a IBM Sametime Whiteboard Data. IBM Sametime is a client–server application and middleware platform that provides real-time, unified communications and collaboration for enterprises. The developer is still actively supporting the IBM Sametime, likely. Based on our current information, IBM Sametime does not use other file types.
Application: IBM Sametime
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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.cps Classroom Performance System Data
.env TeamQuest View Environment Data
.cef Spaix PumpSelector Catalog Exchange Format Data
.grn Masterpoint Green Points Data

Adobe PageMaker Colorsync Component Data

swb file - Adobe PageMaker Colorsync Component Data
The SWB file belongs to the Data category and works with Adobe PageMaker, being used as an Adobe PageMaker Colorsync Component Data. Adobe PageMaker is a decent desktop publishing software program if you want to create a simple desktop publishing publication like a newsletter or a catalog. The developer is still actively supporting the Adobe PageMaker, likely. Our data shows that Adobe PageMaker uses 54 more file types.
Application: Adobe PageMaker
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.pm3 Adobe Pagemaker 3 Document
.alt6 Adobe PageMaker 6 for Mac Template
.add Adobe PageMaker Plugin
.alh5 Adobe PageMaker 5 for Mac Add-in

SolidWorks Older Macro

swb file - SolidWorks Older Macro
The SWB file is a SolidWorks Macro. SolidWorks is a 3D mechanical CAD (computer-aided design) program that runs on Microsoft Windows and was developed by SolidWorks Corporation. SWB files are older-style SolidWorks macro files.
Application: SolidWorks
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.sldblk SolidWorks Blocks File
.swstd SolidWorks Design Checker Data
.sldgtolstl SolidWorks Geometric Tolerance Symbols Style
.cog SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Copied Log

The .swb file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .swb extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .swb file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.zwb Zamurai Mobile Whiteboard Data
.swv Yamaha Sweet! Voices Audio Data
.wwb Corel WordPerfect Button Bar Data
.ssb Simply Safe Backup Archive
.sb Scratch v1 Project
.qwb Microsoft Money Data

The .swb extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .swb filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

wb (1), xwb (1), ssb (1), sb (1), qwb (1), swv (1), zwb (1), sqb (1), sab (1), cwb (1)

Having trouble opening a .swb file?

If you want to open a .swb file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .swb association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.swb

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 with 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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android