Open xlsb file

xlsb file icon Did your computer fail to open xlsb file? We explain what xlsb files are and recommend software that we know can open your xlsb files.

What is xlsb file?

Files with xlsb extension is used by Microsoft Excel spreadsheet editor distributed with the Microsoft Office. An xlsb file contains Excel workbook stored in a binary file format (BIFF12). The BIFF12 binary format is used for data that can not be stored in the Open XML text format.

xlsb file description

The xlsb file extension is associated with Microsoft Excel, one of the most popular and powerful tool you can use to create format spreadsheets, graphs and much more.

The xlsb files are used in Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 for Workbooks, spreadsheet document files saved in the binary format (BIFF12), instead of the new Open XML xlsx Excel workbook file format.

The basic purpose of both files is the same, however the *.xlsb files are a little larger and operate more efficiently in Microsoft Excel.

MIME type used for .xlsb file type:
application/vnd.ms-excel.sheet.binary.macroEnabled.12

Software that will open xlsb file

Microsoft Excel

A popular spreadsheet application distributed with Microsoft Office suite

Office 365

Subscription-based service for Microsoft Office applications

Microsoft Excel for Mac

A popular spreadsheet application from the Microsoft Office suite


What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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