File Extension Library

.COB File Extension

  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: Text

What are .COB files and how to open them?

Can't open .COB file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .COB file.

What is a .COB file extension?

.COB file extension has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .COB file is Text

.COB is COBOL Source Code File

Source code file written in COBOL, an older programming language used for developing business, finance, and administrative applications; still used by many enterprise business applications.

COBOL has several variants, including COBOL-68 (the original standard) and COBOL 2002, a more recent version of the language. Therefore, make sure you have the appropriate compiler and text editor for the version of COBOL you're using for development.

List of all softwares that can open the COBOL Source Code File
Alchemy Solutions NetCOBOL

How to fix problems with .COB files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .COB files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .COB file format
  2. You need to check the .COB file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)