Files with tib extension can be typically encountered as complete hard disk backups made using Acronis True Image backup software.

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TIB file extension - Acronis True Image disk image backup

What is tib file? How to open tib files?

File type specification:

Backup file type icon Backup file type

File extension tib mainly is associated with Acronis True Image, a disk imaging software that creates backups and recovers PC and macOS (OS X), developed by Acronis.

True Image is nowadays one of the most used computer backup solutions for home users or businesses.

TIB is Acronis proprietary, undocumented file format used to store whole hard disk partition data for computer backup purpose or just for backup of selected folders.

TIB stands for "True Image Backup" and *.tib archives can be compressed, splitted into multiple smaller files, encrypted and protected with password.

The default software associated to open tib file:

Acronis True Image icon

Acronis Inc. logoAcronis True Image  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Acronis Inc.

Acronis True Image is a personal backup solution for PCs with Microsoft Windows operating system. It is able to automatically backup and then restore whole computer including operating system, applications, and all the data in the case of failure. Acronis True Image including full system image backup, easy recovery, universal restore, cloud backup and other additional features.

Acronis True Image for Mac icon

Acronis Inc. logoAcronis True Image for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Acronis Inc.

Acronis True Image for Mac is backup solution for macOS (OS X) operating system. Mac users are able to backup data on external drives, cloud backup, Time Capsule, or any NAS device.

The latest edition adds Bootcamp support, is compatible with File Vault and Fusion Drive, and works with Mac OS X and macOS.

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Why do I need to backup my data

Run Acronis TIB as virtual machine

Help how to open:

This file is not intended to be open like other files (e.g. document file types).

TIB file format is a backup of hard disk partition or folders and data are used for restore after system crash or failure.

You can use Acronis True Image to access or view .TIB file contents or create accessible disk through .TIB file.

How to convert:

It appears that tib file can be converted by the VMware vCenter Converter to VMDK file (VMware virtual machine). Also with True Image you should be able to convert *.tib files to VHD format used in Windows.

Find conversions from tib file:

tib to pvs

tib to vhd

tib to vmdk

Find converter to tib file type:

pvs to tib

vhd to tib

File identification strings:

HEX code: B4 6E 68 44
ASCII code: .nhD

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

Software that open tib file - Acronis True Image disk image backup

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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