Files with fb2 suffix can be usually found as ebooks, in XML based FictionBook format popular in Russia.

There is one other file type using
the FB2 file extension!

fb2 file icon.fb2 - FAWAVE binary file

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Software that works with fb2 file extension

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FB2 file extension - FictionBook eBook

What is fb2 file? How to open fb2 files?

File type specification:

E-book file type icon E-book file type

The fb2 file extension is used for an eBook format developed in Russia. The files are in the XML format. FB2 file format is designed for mainly fictional literature.

You can easily open and view *.fb2 files using various ebook readers.

The default software associated to fb2 file type:

FictionBook picture or screenshot

FictionBook  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Dmitry Gribov

FictionBook is a set of tools used to create electronic versions of fiction books, suitable for reading on a variety of devices and is easily managed in the library.

FictionBook Tools picture or screenshot

FictionBook Tools  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Mike Matsnev

FB Tools provide a few utilities to simplify handling FB2 documents on PC.

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Help how to open FB2 files:

This ebook type is nowadays supported in most ebook viewers.

How to convert file with extension FB2:

You can convert .fb2 ebooks to several other ebook formats with a proper conversion utility.

Find conversions from fb2 file:

fb2 to azw3

fb2 to epub

fb2 to html

fb2 to mobi

fb2 to pdf

fb2 to rb

fb2 to txt

Find converter to fb2 file type:

azw3 to fb2

doc to fb2

epub to fb2

mobi to fb2

pdf to fb2

File identification strings:

HEX code: 3C 3F 78 6D 6C 20 76 65 72 73 69 6F 6E 3D 22 31 2E
ASCII code: ?xml version=

Related links:

FictionBook 2.0 specification

FB Writer download

Haali Reader - a book reader for Windows CE

List of software applications associated to the .fb2 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open fb2 file, edit fb2 file, convert fb2 file, view fb2 file, play fb2 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the fb2 files.

  • Open fb2 file
  • Save fb2 file
  • Edit fb2 file
  • View fb2 file
  • Convert fb2 file
  • Create fb2 file
  • Import fb2 file
  • Export fb2 file

Software that open fb2 file - FictionBook eBook

Click on the link to get more information about FictionBook Tools for open fb2 file action.

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