File Extension Library

.MBF File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Backup Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .MBF file?

.MBF file extension is created by Microsoft. .MBF has been classified as Backup Files. The format of .MBF file is Binary.

.MBF is Microsoft Money Backup File

Backup file created by Microsoft Money, a program used to track personal and business-related finances; contains a backup of an .MNY file in either compressed or uncompressed format; used for compressing and backing up large MNY files into an archive; can be converted to .QIF files with the Microsoft Money software.

NOTE: Microsoft discontinued sales of Microsoft Money in June, 2009. Support for the software ended in January, 2011.

List of all softwares that can open the Microsoft Money Backup File
Microsoft Money

How to Open .MBF file on different platforms

Open .MBF File on Windows

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

Open .MBF File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MBF 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 .MBF File on Linux

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

Open .MBF File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MBF 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 .MBF 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 .MBF files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MBF files

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