SBN file extension - ArcView spatial index for read-write shapefiles
What is sbn file? How to open sbn files?
File type specification:
The sbn file extension is mainly associated with ArcView / ArcGIS geography software from ESRI.
A .sbn file contains binary spatial indexes, which are used only by ESRI software. The format is not documented, and is not implemented by other vendors.
A .sbn file is not strictly necessary, since the shp file contains all of the information necessary to successfully parse the spatial data.
The default software associated to sbn file type:
Company or developer:
ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (formerly known as ArcView) is GIS (geographic information system) application used to visualizing, managing, creating, and analyzing geographic data.
ArcGIS for Desktop Basic is a part of the ArcGIS Desktop. ArcGIS for Desktop Basic supports creation of interactive maps, spatial analysis, GIS deployment, map viewing and navigation, map printing etc.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .sbn 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 sbn file, edit sbn file, convert sbn file, view sbn file, play sbn file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others sbn file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with sbn file - ArcView spatial index for read-write shapefiles
Click on the software link for more information about ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView). ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) uses sbn file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).