.CBT File Extension

A .CBT file is a Computer Based Training File, created by N/A.

Open with CDisplayEx. Available for Windows and Mac.

What is a .CBT file?

The file extension .CBT stands for Computer Based Training File, but it is commonly used as a format for comic book archives. These files are created using a tool called the TAR archiver, which groups multiple files into a single file. In the case of .CBT files, the grouped files are typically image files that represent the pages of a comic book.

When you open a .CBT file with a compatible comic book viewer program, such as CDisplayEx, the images inside the archive are displayed in sequence, allowing you to read the comic book on your computer or device. Other programs that can open .CBT files include Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe and Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe Mac 16.

Additionally, .CBT files can be opened using general archive utilities that support the TAR format, like StuffIt Expander. These utilities can extract the image files contained within the .CBT file. However, when using these general utilities, the image files might not necessarily appear in the intended order, which could disrupt the flow of the comic book.

In summary, .CBT files are a type of archive file used primarily for storing comic book images in a sequence. They can be opened using specific comic book viewers for proper reading or general archive programs for extracting the images, though the latter may not maintain the correct order of pages.


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