What is a .IBQ File And How To Open It – Smart Projects (Easy Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .ibq extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .ibq file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .IBQ file?

The file extension .IBQ is IsoBuster Managed Image File. This file extension belongs to the developer Smart Projects. The file has the binary format, and it is a disk image file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ibq file on 1 platform.

How to open a .IBQ file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .IBQ file on various operating systems.

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .ibq file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Smart Projects IsoBuster software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .IBQ file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “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 Smart Projects IsoBuster software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .IBQ file?

If you are still unable to open the .IBQ file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .IBQ file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ibre – IncrediBots, .ibro – IncrediBots, .ibt – Eidos, .ic1 – Atari, .ic2 – Atari. 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 .IBQ file with the Smart Projects IsoBuster program on Windows.