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Details of extension .dbase

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

0 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) in our database

Aston-Tate dBASE Database .dbf file icon

Aston-Tate dBASE Database

DBF is a database file format for dBASE database management system.
Category: Other files
Application: -
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Other types of files may also use the .dbase file extension. If you have helpful information about .dbase extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .dbase filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

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Can't open a .dbase file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dbase

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, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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