A vb file extension is related to the Microsoft Visual Studio integrated development environment and used for its scripts written in Visual Basic.

There are 2 other file types using
the VB file extension!

vb icon.vb - Sony Playstation wave bank body format

empty icon.vb - Virtual Boy disk image

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Software that open vb file

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VB file extension - Microsoft Visual Studio Visual Basic script

What is vb file? How to open vb files?

The vb file extension is associated with Microsoft Visual Basic, a development tool for Microsoft Windows that enables developers to create scripts and programs for Windows, Web, and mobile devices.

The vb files are script files written in the Visual Basic programming language.

The vb files can be executed in Windows using the built-in scripting support. They can be run directly from the operating system.

These files can be sometimes infected with viruses or other malicious code. You should not open unknown vb files, especially if you got them via e-mail attachment from unknown sender.

The default software associated to open vb file:

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:

Use any text editor or specialised application, which can handle Visual Basic.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .vb 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.

Related links:

Visual Basic Developer Center

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

Software that open vb file - Microsoft Visual Studio Visual Basic script

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


Main software associated with vb file by default:
Microsoft Visual Studio small icon Microsoft Visual Studio
Other suggested software:
Nvu small icon Nvu
Visual Studio Code small icon Visual Studio Code

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