A switchboard file extension is associated to some Adobe products. Seems to be obsolete format.

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SWITCHBOARD file extension - Adobe SwitchBoard server data

What is switchboard file? How to open switchboard files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

switchboard file icon: switchboard filetype icon

The switchboard file extension is related to some Adobe products. The switchboard server provides communication between Bridge and Mini Bridge (in Photoshop, InDesign and InCopy).

Most likely some old format without support. No further information could be found.

This switchboard file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open switchboard file:

Adobe Creative Suite icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Creative Suite  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Creative Suite is a comprehensive set of professional programs for graphic design, video editing and web development, produced and marketed by Adobe Systems.

The latest release of this product family is Adobe Creative Suite and comes in four different editions, which contain a certain combinations of Adobe products focused in one area.

  • Adobe Creative Suite Design Standard
  • Adobe Creative Suite Design & Web Premium
  • Adobe Creative Suite Production Premium
  • Adobe Creative Suite Master Collection

Important: With 2013, Adobe focuses more on cloud-based solutions and offers Adobe Creative Cloud as the successor to Creative Suite. Creative Cloud uses the new subscription model.


Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .switchboard file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .switchboard 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 switchboard file, edit switchboard file, convert switchboard file, view switchboard file, play switchboard file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with switchboard file - Adobe SwitchBoard server data

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use switchboard file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open switchboard file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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