Detailed Description of the .ptb File Extension

.ptb File Extension ? Detailed description

Three instances of the .ptb file type are recorded, and each one is discussed in detail below.

File Type #1 – Power Tab Guitar tablature editor file

The .ptb file extension is associated with the Power Tab Editor program, which is a tablature authoring program for Windows. The .ptb files are created by Power Tab Editor and it contains guitar tablatures. A guitar tablature contains guitar chords and is typically written above the lyrics of a song.

The .ptb file falls under the Data files category.

Programs that can open a .ptb file

If you use Windows, use the Power Tab Editor to open a .ptb file.

If you use a Mac operating system, you can open a .ptb file using a program called TabView.

Remember, the software Power Tab Editor is only available for Windows and not any other known operating systems.

How to open a .ptb file in Windows

As discussed above, to open a .ptb file in Windows you need to have Power Tab Editor on your system.

You can open a .ptb file either through Windows Explorer or from the File menu of Power Tab Editor.

To open a .ptb file through Windows Explorer, perform the following steps:

  1. Open Windows Explorer, and then browse to the .ptb file you need to open.
  2. Double-click the .ptb file. The Power Tab will load automatically and open the file.

To open a .ptb file through the File menu of Power Tab, perform the following steps:

  1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Power Tab Software, PT Editor, and click Power Tab Editor Edition 1.7 to open its corresponding window.
  2. Click the File menu and then click Open.
  3. Next, in the Look in box navigate to the location of .ptb file that you wish to open.
  4. Click the .ptb file and then click the Open button.

File Type #2 – Pro/Engineer Pattern Table

The .ptb file extension is used by Pro/Engineer, which is a 3D-CAD application from Parametric Technology Corporation. Files with the .ptb file extension contain tables.

These .ptb files fall under the Document files category and their Mime type is application/octet-stream.

You can open these .ptb files using Pro/Engineer.

File Type #3 – Peachtree backup file

The .ptb file extension is used by Peachtree by Best Software SB, Inc.. The files with the .ptb file extension contain backup data.

What to do when you receive a file type error when you attempt to open a .ptb file

In such a case, it is recommended that you use a reliable file extension repair tool. This tool is designed to enable you to open, edit, and save various file types. The tool can also repair corrupt files and fix errors generated by them.