.ACB File Extension

Adobe Systems
File Type:
Adobe Photoshop Color Book File

Having trouble opening .acb extension? Don't panic! This page explains what acb files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open acb files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an ACB file?

Acb file extension has Adobe Photoshop Color Book file type, developed by Adobe Systems, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

Typically used by Photoshop, the file stores data, regardless colors, including their codes, names, lightness, etc. The file may as well provide some header info concerning the book version, color count, title, and more. Color books are essential if users have to make pictures conforming to particular color standards.

In Photoshop, there are color books for color catalogs, including DIC, HKS, TOYO, PANTONE, etc. Plus, both Illustrator and Adobe InDesign work with color books, which are saved as .ACB files as well.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

acb file icon
Adobe Systems
File Type:
Adobe Photoshop Color Book File
Settings Files

How to open ACB file?

Double click the acb file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .acb extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the acb extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the acb file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open ACB files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the acb file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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