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Details of extension .vbd

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Visual Basic ActiveX Document

VBD file is a Visual Basic ActiveX Document. Visual Basic creates a Visual Basic Document file, which has the extension .vbd. When you compile an .exe or .dll, the .vbd file will be placed in the same directory as the compiled component. The .vbd file is actually an OLE structured storage - this basically means that data in the file can be accessed and manipulated via standard OLE interfaces.
Category: Data files
Application: -
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Other types of files may also use the .vbd file extension. If you have helpful information about .vbd extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .vbd filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

vfd (1), bbd (1), vd (1), vbw (1), vbr (1), vbe (1), vb (1), fbd (1), vnd (1), cbd (1), vgd (1), bd (1), vdb (1), vbx (1), vbs (1)

Can't open a .vbd file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vbd

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

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