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Details of extension .db

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .db file?
  • Which program can create the .db file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .db format?
  • What can convert .db files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .db extension?

General Database File

DB is a General Database file. A database is a collection of interrelated data (records) organized so that individual records or groups of records can be retrieved that satisfy various criteria.
Category: Data files
Application: -
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Skype Chat History Data

DB file is a Skype Chat History Data. Skype is a VoIP service, which enables people to make and receive free voice and video calls over the internet using a computer, web browser, or mobile phone.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Skype
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Skype Content File
Skype Binary Log File
Skype Language File
Skype XML Data
Skype Corrupted Data
Skype Localization Data

Other types of files may also use the .db file extension. If you have helpful information about .db extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .db filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bd (1), xb (1), vb (1), rb (1), eb (1), dn (1), dg (1), cb (1), wb (1), sb (1), fb (1), dv (1), dh (1), df (1)

Can't open a .db file?

If you want to open a .db file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .db association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.db

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 whith 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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android