.XLSB File Extension

Excel Binary Workbook File

General Information

Title XLSB File Extension
Extension .xlsb
Full Form Excel Binary Workbook File
File Type Spreadsheet File
Developer Microsoft
MIME Type application/vnd.ms-excel.sheet.binary.macroEnabled.12

File Function

Primary Function Store data
Additional Functions Data analysis, Macro storage
Features Binary format, Fast processing, Large data handling

File Characteristics

Quality High performance
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Data Analysis Yes
Financial Reporting Yes
Complex Calculations Yes
Large Datasets Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Macro viruses
Best Practices Scan files, Disable macros

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2007
Latest Version Part of Office 365 (2021)

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .xlsx, .xlsm, .xls

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Microsoft Excel Paid Windows, Mac
LibreOffice Calc Free Windows, Mac, Linux
Apache OpenOffice Calc Free Windows, Mac, Linux