What is a .TBN File And How To Open It – XBMC Foundation (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .tbn 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. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .tbn file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .TBN file?

The file extension .TBN is Kodi Thumbnail Image. The developer of this file extension is XBMC Foundation. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a raster related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .tbn file on 5 platforms.

How to open a .TBN file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .TBN file on your operating system/device.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Kodi software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Kodi software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .TBN file

2. The second step is locating 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Kodi software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .TBN file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .tbn file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Kodi software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Kodi.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .TBN file

2. The second step is locating 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: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Kodi software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .TBN file on Linux

To open the .tbn file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Kodi software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Kodi software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .TBN file

2. The second step is locating 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Kodi software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

How to open a .TBN file on Android

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .tbn file on Android in few easy steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .TBN file in the download folder

First of all 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 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

If you try clicking the file, it will show you the error above.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

Please locate the app “Google Play Store” (picture above) and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

In order to open the file, you will have to search for the Kodi software and install it. The other software that opens the .tbn file on Android is Kodi. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Android.

How to open a .TBN file on iOS

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .tbn file on iOS in few easy steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Finding your files in the download folder

First of all 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 2

Image2: Can’t open the file

In order to open the file, you will have to search for the Kodi in the iOS App Store software and install it. The other software that opens the .tbn file on iOS is Kodi. Congratulations! You can now open your file on iOS.

Still cannot open the .TBN file?

If you are still unable to open the .TBN file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .TBN file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .tbp – Tekla, .tbp – Autodesk, .tbs – TuneUp Corporation, .tbx – ESRI, .tbx – LISA. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .TBN file with the Kodi program on Windows, Kodi program on Mac, Kodi software on Linux, Kodi software on Android and Kodi software on iOS.