File Extension Library

.X_B File Extension

  • Developer by: Siemens PLM Software
  • Category: CAD Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .X_B file?

.X_B file extension is created by Siemens PLM Software. .X_B has been classified as CAD Files. The format of .X_B file is Binary.

.X_B is Parasolid Model Part File

File created by Parasolid, a program for CAD geometric modeling; contains data such as geometry, topology, and color; designed as a standard exchange format for sharing CAD models; saved in binary format and may be imported or exported by other common CAD programs.

X_B files are used in place of older version XMT_BIN and XMP_BIN files. .X_T files store the same data as X_B files, but in text format.

X_B files are used by the Parasolid standard, Translators, and Bodyshop editions.

List of all softwares that can open the Parasolid Model Part File
Siemens PLM Software Parasolid
Autodesk Fusion 360
Siemens PLM Software Parasolid
Siemens PLM Software Parasolid

How to Open .X_B file on different platforms

Open .X_B File on Windows

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

Open .X_B File on Mac

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

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

Open .X_B File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .X_B files

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