Filename Extensions
If you are seeking information about file extensions, then you are in the right place at right time.

Details of extension .dbx

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .dbx file?
  • Which program can create the .dbx file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .dbx format?
  • What can convert .dbx files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dbx extension?
Microsoft Outlook Express Folder Database .dbx file icon

Microsoft Outlook Express Folder Database

DBX file is a Microsoft Outlook Express Folder Database. Outlook Express stores your messages in a folder that contains several different .dbx files. These files (folders.dbx, inbox.dbx, outbox.dbx) contain all your messages.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Outlook Express
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Microsoft Outlook E-Mail Message
Microsoft Outlook Express E-Mail
Microsoft Internet News Message
cc:Mail Archive
Novell GroupWise Saved E-Mail
Microsoft Outlook Express v4 Mailbox
Microsoft Restricted Permission Message
Unix Mailbox
Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

VisionICE Flat Binary Downloadable
Embrilliance Essentials BX Font
IBM Rational XDE Collaboration File
General Database File
Steinberg WaveLab Audio Database
Microsoft Visual FoxPro Database
DemoShield Project
Microsoft SNA Server Database
DB Zipper Archive

The .dbx filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dgx (1), dbz (1), dbd (1), wbx (1), dba (1), sbx (1), cbx (1), fbx (1), bdx (1), dxb (1), dvx (1), dhx (1), dfx (1), dbs (1), xbx (1)

Can't open a .dbx file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dbx

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