File Extension Library


.PBU File Extension

  • Developer by: PowerBASIC, Inc.
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .PBU file?

.PBU file extension is created by PowerBASIC, Inc.. .PBU has been classified as Various data Files.

.PBU is PowerBASIC DOS compiled unit

The pbu file extension is mainly related to PowerBASIC 3.2 and lower set of development environments, debuggers and compilers for BASIC programming language.

The pbu file stores DOS compiled unit data used for internal purposes of the PowerBASIC.


How to open:

The pbu files are for internal purposes of PowerBASIC.

How to convert:

There is no way how to convert *.pbu files to other formats.

How to Open .PBU file on different platforms

Open .PBU File on Windows

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

Open .PBU File on Mac

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

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

Open .PBU File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .PBU files

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