File Extension Library

.GB File Extension

  • Category: Game Files

What is an .GB file?

.GB file extension has been classified as Game Files.

.GB is Game Boy ROM File

Read-only memory (ROM) file containing Game Boy game data; contains an exact copy of the data from a Nintendo Game Boy cartridge; can be played on a Mac or PC using Game Boy emulation software.

List of all softwares that can open the Game Boy ROM File
TGB Dual
File Type 2:

GenBank Data File

Developer by: NCBI Category: Data Files Format: Text

Scientific data format used to store DNA sequences and allow users to closely examine the genome information; often contains a single sequence but may contain multiple sequences.

To create a GB file using Genome Compiler, select "New Project" by clicking the document icon with the "+" symbol. Then, select "Export" by clicking the arrow symbol on the icon with two floppy disks. Finally, select "Export as GenBank", name the file, choose the save location, and click Save.

NOTE: The GenBank format was developed by the U.S. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). GenBank Sequence files commonly appear with the .GBK extension.

List of all softwares that can open the GenBank Data File
Heracle BioSoft DNA Baser
Genome Compiler
Genome Compiler
Genome Compiler

How to Open .GB file on different platforms

Open .GB File on Windows

  • Right-click a .GB
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .GB file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .GB files" Press "Ok"

Open .GB File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .GB file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .GB File on Linux

Right click on the .GB file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .GB File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .GB file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .GB File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .GB files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .GB files

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