SBP File Extension

SBP file icon
OpenSBP CNC Program Format
  • Developer
    OpenSBP Group
  • Popularity
    2.7 (4 votes)

What is SBP file?

Full format name of files that use SBP extension is OpenSBP CNC Program Format. OpenSBP CNC Program Format format was developed by OpenSBP Group. Files with SBP extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. SBP file belongs to the CAD Files category just like 158 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use PartWorks software for managing SBP files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file.

Programs which support SBP file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support SBP files. Files with SBP extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support SBP file

How to open file with SBP extension?

Being unable to open files with SBP extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with SBP files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install PartWorks software

Problems with opening and working with SBP files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with SBP files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing PartWorks or different compatible program, such as VisEdit. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading PartWorks installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update PartWorks to the latest version

If you already have PartWorks installed on your systems and SBP files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that PartWorks cannot handle files with SBP may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of PartWorks should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open SBP files to PartWorks

After installing PartWorks (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open SBP files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the SBP with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where PartWorks is installed, check the Always use this app to open SBP files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected SBP file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with SBP extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the SBP is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper SBP file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Verify that the SBP in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the SBP is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. SBP file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the SBP file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with SBP extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run PartWorks

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with SBP extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with OpenSBP CNC Program Format files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle SBP files.

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