Files with mb extension can be found as binary scene from Autodesk Maya binary scene files. Such mb file contains 3D models, animations, lightning settings and textures in the Maya 3D binary file format.

There are 4 other file types using
the MB file extension!

empty icon.mb - Mathematica binary data

empty icon.mb - MapBasic program

mb icon.mb - Corel Paradox memo holder data

empty icon.mb - Kodak EasyShare thumbnail cache file

MB file extension - Autodesk Maya binary scene

What is mb file? How to open mb files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

File extension mb is associated with Autodesk Maya and used for binary output files created by this popular, proprietary integrated node-based 3D software suite.

The mb file contains 3D model data, animation data, textures, lightning settings stored in Maya 3D binary file format.

Maya can also save output files to Maya ASCII file format, that has fma extension.

Updated: November 15, 2023

The default software associated to open mb file:

Autodesk Maya icon

Autodesk, Inc. logoAutodesk Maya  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Autodesk, Inc.

Autodesk Maya is application used to 3D modeling, animating and rendering. Maya is used by graphics in film and television, for video game developing and design visualization. Maya is developed for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Help how to open:

Mainly use Autodesk Maya to open *.mb files (binary scene).

How to convert:

Possibly can be exported as other modelling file format.

Find conversions from mb file:

mb to 3ds

mb to c4d

mb to fbx

mb to ma

mb to max

mb to obj

mb to stl

Find converter to mb file type:

fbx to mb

ma to mb

max to mb

mtl to mb

obj to mb

step to mb

stp to mb

File identification strings:

HEX code: 46 4F 52 34
ASCII code: FOR4

List of software applications associated to the .mb 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 mb file, edit mb file, convert mb file, view mb file, play mb 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 mb files.

Software that open mb file - Autodesk Maya binary scene

Programs supporting the exension mb on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Autodesk Maya for open mb file action.


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