Files with gb file extension can be also found as special gene sequence files from GenBank sequence database software.

There are 3 other file types using
the GB file extension!

empty - Nintendo Gameboy ROM image [common]

empty - CEDIT Chinese text

gb - Printfox/Pagefox image format

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GB file extension - GenBank sequence record

What is gb file? How to open gb files?

File type specification:

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The gb file extension is related to GenBank, a sequence database that contains an open access, annotated collection of all publicly available nucleotide sequences and their protein translations.

This database is produced at National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) as part of the International Nucleotide Sequence Database Collaboration, or INSDC.

GenBank and its collaborators receive sequences produced in laboratories throughout the world from more than 100,000 distinct organisms.

The default software associated to open gb file:

GenBank to FASTA converter picture or screenshot

GenBank to FASTA converter  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Heracle BioSoft SRL

GenBank to Fasta Converter is a a freeware molecular biology tool that can convert GenBank (gb/gbk) file format to FASTA format.

Help how to open:

You can open these files using specialized biotechnology software.

How to convert:

It should be possible to convert GenBank files to similar format, usually for the data exchange purposes.

Find conversions from gb file:

gb to fasta

Related links:

Nucleodite Home

List of recommended software applications associated to the .gb file extension

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

Software that import gb file - GenBank sequence record

Programs supporting the exension gb on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about GenBank to FASTA converter for import gb file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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