File Extension Library

.NCB File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Developer Files

What is an .NCB file?

.NCB file extension is created by Microsoft. .NCB has been classified as Developer Files.

.NCB is Visual C++ IntelliSense Database

Symbols file used by Visual C++, a component of Microsoft's Visual Studio development software; contains information about different symbols used in a C++ software project, such as user-defined classes.

NCB files are used by IntelliSense, a Visual Studio component that intelligently provides recommendations while developing source code (i.e., code autocompletion).

List of all softwares that can open the Visual C++ IntelliSense Database
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to Open .NCB file on different platforms

Open .NCB File on Windows

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

Open .NCB File on Mac

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

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

Open .NCB File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .NCB files

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