What is a .WBX File And How To Open It – MikroTik (Easy Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .wbx extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .wbx file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .WBX file?

The .WBX file extension comes from Winbox Address Book. The development of this file was done by MikroTik. The file is a backup file.

What to know

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

How to open a .WBX file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .WBX file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the MikroTik Winbox software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use MikroTik Winbox software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .WBX 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, 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 MikroTik Winbox software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .WBX file?

If you cannot open the .WBX file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .WBX file.wbxml – Open Mobile Alliance, .wbz – AG Interactive, .wc – Valve, .wc6 – Nintendo, .wcat – WinCatalog.com. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .WBX file with the MikroTik Winbox program on Windows.