A zbf file extension is related to the ZEMAX and used for its beam data.

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

empty icon.zbf - RADIANCE Z-Buffer format

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ZBF file extension - ZEMAX beam data

What is zbf file? How to open zbf files?

File type specification:

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The zbf file stores ZEMAX beam data. These files contain beam electric field data used with the Physical Optics Propagation (POP) analysis feature.

User-defined files, which may be ASCII or binary, are used to specify the initial POP beam. ZEMAX can also generate binary files which contain the electric field data for the beam at any surface along the propagation path.

The default software associated to open zbf file:

ZEMAX picture or screenshot

ZEMAX Development Corporation logoZEMAX  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
ZEMAX Development Corporation

ZEMAX is designing software for optical engineers used to create lens design, illumination, laser beam propagation, stray light, freeform optical design etc.

Help how to open:

Use ZEMAX to work with *.zbf files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .zbf 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 .zbf 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 zbf file, edit zbf file, convert zbf file, view zbf file, play zbf file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with zbf file - ZEMAX beam data

Click on the software link for more information about ZEMAX. ZEMAX uses zbf file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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