A pbo file extension is associated with the Microsoft Source Profiler. A pbo file stores binary output files created by the Source Profiler.

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

empty icon.pbo - Operation Flashpoint game mission folder

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Software that open pbo file

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PBO file extension - Microsoft Source Profiler profiler binary output

What is pbo file? How to open pbo files?

File type specification:

Binary file type icon Binary file type

pbo file icon: pbo filetype icon

The pbo file extension is used for binary output files created with Microsoft Source Profiler.

PROFILEW.EXE is a Microsoft Windows-hosted source profile utility that can run from the command line or from an icon in the Microsoft Windows operating system.

The names of batch files used to profile a Windows-based application end with the letter "W." Run these batch files from the MS-DOS prompt because each one starts Windows. You also can profile a Windows-based application in Windows.

The default software associated to open pbo file:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS. MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Microsoft Windows 11.

Visual C++ icon

Microsoft Corporation logoVisual C++  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Visual C++ is integrated development environment for C and C++ programming language used to create Windows and .NET applications.

Microsoft Visual Studio icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Visual Studio  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) used to create applications for Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, .NET Framework, Silverlight as well as dynamic websites and web applications. Visual Studio is available for Windows and Mac.

Help how to open:

The *.pbo files are used for internal purposes of Microsoft Source Profiler.

How to convert:

Conversion to other formats is not possible.

List of software applications associated to the .pbo 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 pbo file, edit pbo file, convert pbo file, view pbo file, play pbo file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 pbo files.

Programs that can create pbo file - Microsoft Source Profiler profiler binary output

Programs supporting the exension pbo on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create pbo file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with pbo file by default:
Microsoft Windows small icon Microsoft Windows
Visual C++ small icon Visual C++

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