.SBF File Extension

Android System File

Developer N/A
3.6  |  26 Votes

What is an SBF file?

System file used by Google Android devices, such as Motorola DROID 2 and DROID X mobile phones; contains all phone data as it was originally configured from the factory; enables the phone to be set to the original factory settings.

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NOTE: The program RSD Lite can be used to "flash" an SBF file to a Motorola DROID 2 or DROID X phone. Generally, users should not manually restore SBF files, since improper use of the files can cause the phone to malfunction.

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Programs that open or reference SBF files

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Superbase Database

Developer Superbase Software
2.8  |  9 Votes

An SBF file may also be a database created by Superbase, a program used to create and manage databases. It contains data stored in records, which can consist of 1 to 999 fields. SBF files are saved in a binary format.

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In 1983, Precision Software released the original version of Superbase for the Commodore 64 and 128. Later, the company also made Superbase available for the Amiga, Atari ST, and Windows. Various other publishers have released subsequent versions of Superbase, including 2003's Superbase Classic and 2016's Superbase NG.

Databases created by Superbase are saved as SBF files. Users and applications created in Superbase can perform various functions on these databases, such as searching them for information, updating them, and creating reports using their data.

How to open an SBF file

You can open an SBF file with various versions of Superbase (Windows), such as Superbase Classic and Superbase NG. Note that if your SBF file was created by an old version of Superbase, you may have to convert the file to Superbase's current database format before you can open it.

Programs that open SBF files

SmartBroker Data

Developer SmartBroker Pro
1.0  |  4 Votes

Data file format used by SmartBroker stock tracking software; may contain stock lists, trend data, news headlines, tracking reports, or other data.

Programs that open SBF files

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Septentrio Binary File

Developer Septentrio
2.0  |  1 Vote

An SBF file may also be a GPS data file created by Septentrio GNSS receivers, which are electronic devices that receive and process signals from global navigation satellite system (GNSS) satellites. It contains a data log about the GPS position, time, and velocity of a device fitted with a GNSS receiver. SBF files are saved in binary format to reduce file size.

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Septentrio GNSS receivers are used in a large variety of industries, which include geographic information systems, scientific and unmanned aerial vehicles, marine, construction, agriculture, and survey and mapping. SBF files are used to store the data logs for devices used in these industries.

SBF files may be opened by a variety of tools from the Septentrio RxTools suite, which include "SBF Analyzer" and "SBF Converter". You can convert SBF files using the "SBF Converter" to several formats, such as ASCII, KML, GPX, and RINEX. The tools can be found in the rools\​binary\​win32 subdirectory in the installation path.

Programs that open SBF files

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Updated: February 27, 2018

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