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Details of extension .dbf

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .dbf file?
  • Which program can create the .dbf file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .dbf format?
  • What can convert .dbf files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dbf extension?
.dbf
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
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Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
dbase
Links:
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Related extensions:
SQR Script
SQL Script
DBase IV Uncompiled Report
Ultra Recall Database
General Database File
SQR Portable Format
SQR Printer Output
SQL Script Sequences
SQL Script Constraints
.dbf
ArcInfo Shapefile Attribute Table Data .dbf file icon

ArcInfo Shapefile Attribute Table Data

DBF file is an ArcInfo Shapefile Attribute Table Data. ArcInfo is a complete and extensible geographic information system.
Detailed description not available
Category: GIS files
Application: ESRI ArcInfo
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
ArcInfo Binary Coverage
ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
ArcInfo Band Sequential Image
ArcInfo ASCII Export
Geography Markup Language Document
MapInfo Table Document
FME Document
FME Feature Store
.dbf
Alpha Five Table Data .dbf file icon

Alpha Five Table Data

DBF file is an Alpha Five Table Data. Alpha Five is a beginner friendly application development environment.
Detailed description not available
Category: Development files
Application: Alpha Five
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
Lotus Approach 97 Document
Microsoft Access Database
SlamDB Database
Alpha Five Set Index
Alpha Five Set Object
Resort Software Database
General Database File
Pervasive SQL Database
Alpha Five Database

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format
Cryo BF Game Data
BSPlayer Chapter File
General Database File
Skype Binary Log File
Microsoft Visual FoxPro Database
DemoShield Project
ActiveSync Backup
Microsoft Visual Studio Debug File

The .dbf filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dff (1), df (1), dbt (1), xbf (1), dbg (1), vbf (1), dbd (1), rbf (1), dbb (1), ebf (1), cbf (1), dnf (1), bdf (1), dgf (1), dfb (1)

Can't open a .dbf file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dbf

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