.XLB File Extension
File Type 1Excel Toolbars File
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
Stores custom settings for toolbars (also known as command bars) created in Microsoft Excel; toolbar settings can be modified within Excel by choosing "Toolbars" from the View menu; the XLB file stores these custom settings, including which toolbars are visible, where they are located, and what options are available on each toolbar.
XLB files and allow the same toolbar setup to be transferred from one computer to another or to be used by multiple users. They are typically stored in the [username]\Application Data\Microsoft\Excel folder.
File Type 2OpenOffice.org Module Information File
File used by OpenOffice.org, a free productivity suite developed by Oracle; contains information about a component library or macro, which is written in the OpenOffice.org Basic language and stored in an .XBA file.
XLB files are used with the other library files for loading modules. They are saved using XML formatting and use the names script.xlb and dialogue.xlb.
NOTE: OpenOffice.org was replaced by Apache OpenOffice in 2012.