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Details of extension .db-shm

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .db-shm file extension, which is related to SQLite Database Shared Memory.

We'll explain what exactly a .db-shm file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .db-shm files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the file format associated with this file extension!


  1. SQLite Database Shared Memory

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SQLite Database Shared Memory

db-shm file - SQLite Database Shared Memory
The DB-SHM file belongs to the Data category and works with SQLite Browser, being used as an SQLite Database Shared Memory. SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. The developer is still actively supporting the SQLite Browser, likely. Our data shows that SQLite Browser uses 8 more file types.
Application: SQLite Browser
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.sqlite3-shm SQLite 3 Shared Memory Data
.synciddb SQLite Data
.db-journal SQLite Rollback Journal Data
.db General Database File

The .db-shm file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .db-shm extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Having trouble opening a .db-shm file?

If you want to open a .db-shm file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .db-shm association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.db-shm

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program with which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android