File Extension Library


.PIB File Extension

  • Developer by: Applied Programming Technology, Inc.
  • Category: Binary Files

What is an .PIB file?

.PIB file extension is created by Applied Programming Technology, Inc.. .PIB has been classified as Binary Files.

.PIB is Platform independent binary data

The pib file extension is used for Platform Independent Binary files.

The pib file consist of a series of named blocks. Each block contains one or more attributes. Each attribute definition includes a unique name, a data-type, a dimension rank, and a description.

Data types include fundamental data types such as ints, floats, doubles, and Strings or they may be sub-blocks.


How to open:

Use PibTool to open *.pib independent binary files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .pib file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .PIB file on different platforms

Open .PIB File on Windows

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

Open .PIB File on Mac

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

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

Open .PIB File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .PIB files

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