What is a .CBT File And How To Open It (Simple Steps)


While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .cbt extension. Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .cbt file extension and how to open it.

What is a .CBT file?

The file extension .CBT comes from Comic Book TAR File. The file is a compressed file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .cbt file on 1 platform.

How to open a .CBT file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .CBT file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CBT file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .cbt file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the CDisplayEx software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: CDisplayEx and Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CBT file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the CDisplayEx software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .CBT file?

If you cannot open the .CBT file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .CBT file.cbt – Microsoft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .CBT file with the CDisplayEx, Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe programs on Windows.