The sbs file extension is related to the video files stored in Side by Side 3D format.

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

empty - Spybot Search and Destroy includes file

empty - SPSS script file

empty - SWAT HRU output file

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SBS file extension - 3D side by side movie

What is sbs file? How to open sbs files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

The sbs file extension is associated with 3D effect used to visualize 3D movies known as Side by Side (SBS).

The SBS seems to be shortcut, videos are stored in standard video formats like flv, mp4, mkv etc.

Various Side by Side (SBS) videos are available for example on popular video sharing services, like Youtube, Vimeo etc.

The default software associated to sbs file type:

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logoVLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team

Very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other operating systems and platforms.

VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.

Help how to open SBS files:

Many common video formats can be played back with some universal media player like VLC player. However, some highly specialized and proprietary formats may only be supported in certain players that are usually provided by the original developer.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open video and movie files

How to convert file with extension SBS:

Generally speaking, you will need a multimedia converter if you want to convert one video format to another. You can find hundreds of converters on the internet, but their quality may vary and many may not even support every video format. So always use some of the more popular and reliable software first.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert video and movie files

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

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

  • Play sbs file

sbs file players - programs that can play sbs file - 3D side by side movie

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play sbs file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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