File Extension Library

.PBG File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .PBG file?

.PBG file extension is created by Adobe Systems. .PBG has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .PBG file is XML.

.PBG is Pixel Bender Graph File

File created by Pixel Bender Toolkit, a program used for creating image manipulation filters for programs such as Photoshop, Flash Player, and After Effects; contains a processing graph that includes multiple Pixel Bender kernels (image filters); allows developers to connect multiple kernels into a single processing unit.

PBG files are saved in an XML format. The source code segments are wrapped by CDATA tags so that the file preserves both the source code and XML formatting.

NOTE: Pixel Bender kernel files use the .PBK extension. PBG files do not contain PBK files, but they contain the plain text kernel source code.

List of all softwares that can open the Pixel Bender Graph File
Adobe Pixel Bender Toolkit
Adobe Pixel Bender Toolkit

How to Open .PBG file on different platforms

Open .PBG File on Windows

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

Open .PBG File on Mac

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

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

Open .PBG File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .PBG files

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