The File Extensions Database

.DXB File Extension

  • Developer by: Duxbury Systems
  • Category: Text Files

What is an .DXB file?

.DXB is Duxbury Braille File

File created by Duxbury Braille Translator, a braille translator; contains braille that can be translated into Print; can be viewed in different fonts, such as braille, simbraille, or print font; may contain tables, codes, and other document elements.

To create a DXB file with the Duxbury Braille Translator, select File → Save or Save as..., name the file, choose the save location, and click Save.

To open a DXB file with the Duxbury Braille Translator, select File → Open..., navigate to your file, and click Open.

NOTE: Similar to the .DXP file extension that contains print instead of braille. Duxbury MegaDots has been discontinued.

Programs that open Duxbury Braille File
Duxbury Braille Translator
Duxbury MegaDots
CASC Braille 2000
File Type 2 Drawing Exchange Binary
Developer by: Autodesk Category: Vector Image Files Format: Binary

Vector image format used by Autodesk AutoCAD; stores 3D CAD drawings created by AutoCAD, such as building and landscape designs.

DXB is the binary version of a .DXF file, which is text-based. DXB files are smaller and load faster than DXF files, but are not as compatible with other programs like DXF files are.

Programs that open Drawing Exchange Binary
Autodesk AutoCAD 2018

How to solve problems with DXB files

  • Associate the DXB file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DXB file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DXB files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DXB file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .DXB is Duxbury Braille File. Because only the current version supports the latest DXB file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Duxbury Systems manufacturer website after an available .DXB is Duxbury Braille File update.
  • To make sure that your DXB file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.