Database Files

The format of database files corresponds mainly to data structured in tables, fields and their relationships. We find these formats in all major database programs and applications.


Database format files

File Extension Format Type
$ER GroupWise Database
^^^ Pervasive.SQL Database File
4DB 4D database Structure file
4DD 4th Dimension Database Data File
4DIndx 4D database Data Index file
4DIndy  4D database Structure Index file
4DL 4th Dimension Database Log File
4DR – 4D database Data resource file (in old 4D versions)
ABCDDB Apple Address Book Contact List
ABS Absolute Database File
ABX WordPerfect Address Book
AC Ancestral Quest Collaborative Database File
ACCDB  Microsoft Database (Microsoft Office Access 2007 and later)
ACCDC Microsoft Access Signed Package
ACCDE Access Execute Only Database Compiled Microsoft Database (Microsoft Office Access 2007 and later)
ACCDR Access Runtime Application
ACCDT Microsoft Access Database Template
ACCDW Microsoft Access Database Link File
ACCFT Microsoft Access Data Type Template
ADB Alpha Five Database File
ADB Ability Database File
ADE Access Project Extension
ADF ACT! Data File
ADN Access Blank Project Template
ADP Access Project Microsoft Access project (used for accessing databases on a server)
ADT  Sybase Advantage Database Server (ADS)
ALF ACT! Lookup File
ANB Analyst’s Notebook Chart
APPROJ ActivePresenter Project
APR Lotus Approach data entry & reports
AQ Ancestral Quest Database File
ASK askSam Database
BACPAC Compressed Microsoft SQL Database
BAK Microsoft SQL Server Database Backup
BC3 FIEBDC-3 Database File
BOX Lotus Notes Post Office mail routing database
BTR Btrieve Database File
CAF Cathy Catalog File
CAT Advanced Disk Catalog Database
CDB Pocket Access Database
CDB Symbian Phonebook Database
CDB CardScan Contacts Database
CHCK Microsoft Exchange Server Database Check File
CHML Krasbit Technologies Encrypted database file for 1 click integration between contact management software and the chameleon(tm) line of imaging workflow solutions
CKP SQL Server Checkpoint File
CMA TM1 Exported Cube File
CPD RoboHelp Cache Project Database
CRYPT WhatsApp Encrypted Database
CRYPT1 WhatsApp Encrypted Database File
CRYPT10 WhatsApp Encrypted Database File
CRYPT12 WhatsApp Encrypted Database File
CRYPT14 WhatsApp Encrypted Database File
CRYPT15 WhatsApp Encrypted Database File
CRYPT5 WhatsApp Encrypted Database File
CRYPT6 WhatsApp Encrypted Database File
CRYPT7 WhatsApp Encrypted Database File
CRYPT8 WhatsApp Encrypted Database File
CRYPT9 WhatsApp Encrypted Database File
DAB OrangeCD Database File
DACONNECTIONS RemObjects Data Abstract Connections File
DACPAC SQL Server Data Tier Application Package
DAD RemObjects Data Abstract Driver File
DADIAGRAMS RemObjects Data Abstract Data Diagrams File
DAF Digital Anchor data file
DASCHEMA RemObjects Data Abstract Schema File
DAT  DOS Basic, Intersystems Caché database file
DB Mobile Device Database, Database File
DB2 dBASE II Database
DB3 SQLite Database File
DBC FoxPro Database
DBCRYPT WhatsApp Encrypted Database
DBCRYPT12 WhatsApp Encrypted Database File
DBCRYPT8 WhatsApp Encrypted Database File
DBF Database File  db/dbase II,III,IV and V, Clipper, Harbour/xHarbour, Fox/FoxPro, Oracle
DB-JOURNAL SQLite Rollback Journal File
DBS SQLBase Database File
DB-SHM SQLite Database Shared Memory File
DBT Database Text File
DBV Database Variable Field
DB-WAL SQLite Database Write-Ahead Log File
DBX Dropbox Encrypted Database File
DCB Concordance Database File
DCT FoxPro Database Memo
DCX FoxPro Database Index
DDL Data Definition Language File
DLIS DLIS Well Log Data File
DP1 DataPower Database File
DQY Microsoft Excel Query
DSK Simple IDs Database
DSN Database Source Name File
DTA Sage Sterling database file
DTSX DTS Settings File
DXL Domino XML Language File
EAP  Enterprise Architect Project
ECO ECCO Database File
ECX ECCO Corrupted Database File
EDB Exchange Information Store Database
EDB Windows Search Index Database
EGT EGT Universal Document, used to compress sql databases to smaller files, may contain original EGT database style
EPIM EssentialPIM Database File
ERX Entity Relationship Data Model File
ESS  EGT SmartSense is a database of files and its compression style Specific to EGT SmartSense
EXB Evernote Database File
FCD First Choice Database
FDB Firebird Database File
FDB Microsoft Dynamics NAV Database File
FDB Legacy Family Tree Database
FDB Firebird Databases, Navision database file
FIC WinDev Hyper File Database
FLEXOLIBRARY Final Cut Pro Library Database
FM FileMaker Database
FM5 FileMaker 5 Database
FMP FileMaker Pro Database
FMP12 FileMaker Pro 12 Database
FMPSL FileMaker Pro 12 Snapshot Link
FOL PFS First Choice Database File
FP  FileMaker Pro
FP3  FileMaker Pro
FP5  FileMaker Pro
FP7  FileMaker Pro
FP3 FileMaker Pro 3 Database
FP4 FileMaker Pro 4 Database
FP5 FileMaker Pro 5 Database
FP7 FileMaker Pro 7+ Database
FPT FileMaker Pro Database Memo File
FRM MySQL Database Format File, MySQL table definition
FTB Family Tree Builder Genealogy Database File
GDB InterBase Database File, GPS Database File, Borland InterBase Databases
GRDB Gramps Database File
GTABLE Google Drive Fusion Table
GWI GroupWise Database Shortcut File
HDB HansaWorld Database File
HIS FindinSite Database Definition File
IB InterBase Database
IBD MySQL InnoDB Table
ICDB Icaros Thumbnail Database
IDB IDA Database File
IHX IN-HEH Timeline Database
IPJ ProFicient SPC Manufacturing Intelligence Project File
ITDB iTunes Database File
ITW InTouch With Database
JET JET Database File
JTX ESE Transaction Log
KDB Keypass Database File
KEXI Kexi Database, – Kexi database file (SQLite-based)
KEXIC Kexi Database Connection File, shortcut to a database connection for a Kexi databases on a server
KEXIS Kexi Database Shortcut File, shortcut to a Kexi database
LDB Temporary database file, only existing when database is open
LGC SimpleK Database File
LIRS Layered Intager Storage Stores intageres with characters such as semicolons to create lists of data
LUMINAR Luminar 4 Catalog Database
LWX Lightwright Database File
MAF Microsoft Access Form
MAQ Microsoft Access Query
MAR Microsoft Access Report
MARSHAL Marshal Data Migration Model File
MAS Access Stored Procedures
MAV Access View File
MAW Access Data Access Page
MBTILES Mapbox Tileset
MDA Add-in file for Microsoft Access
MDB Microsoft Access Database
MDBHTML Microsoft Access Database HTML File
MDE Compiled Microsoft Database (Access)
MDF SQL Server Database File
MDN Blank Access Database Template
MDT GeoMedia Access Database Template
MFD Music Finder Database
MPD Microsoft Project Database
MRG MySQL Merge File
MUD Textease Multi User Database
MUSICDB Apple Music Library
MUSICLIBRARY Apple Music Library
MWB MySQL Workbench Document
MYD MySQL Database Data File
MYD MySQL MyISAM table data
MYI MySQL MyISAM table index
NCF Lotus Notes configuration file
NDF SQL Server Secondary Database File
NNT Eudora Address Book File
NRMLIB Neat Cabinet File
NS2 Lotus Notes 2 Database
NS3 Lotus Notes 3 Database
NS4 Lotus Notes 4 Database
NSF Lotus Notes Database
NTF Lotus Notes database design template
NV NewViews Database File
NV2 NewViews 2 Database File QW Page NewViews object oriented accounting database
NWDB Neat Database File
NYF myBase Database File
ODB OpenDocument Database, ABAQUS Database, LibreOffice Base or OpenOffice Base database
ODL OneDrive Event Log
OQY Microsoft Excel OLAP Query
ORA Oracle Database Configuration File, Oracle tablespace files sometimes get this extension (also used for configuration files)
ORX RadiantOne VDS Database Schema
OWC OutWit Catch Database
P96 Win96 Database File
P97 Win97 Database File
PAN Panorama Database File
PCONTACT WinIM Contact file
PDB Program Database
PDB Palm Desktop Database File, Palm OS Database
PDI Portable Database Image
PDM PowerDesigner Database File
PDX Corel Paradox database management
PNZ Panorama Database Set
PQA Palm Query Application
PRC Palm OS resource database
PVOC ProVoc Database File
QRY Query File
QVD QlikView Data File
R2D Borland Reflex Database
RBF Redatam Binary File
RCTD RabbitCT Dataset
REALM Realm Database
REC GNU recutils database
REL Sage Retrieve 4GL data file
RIN Sage Retrieve 4GL index file
RMGC RootsMagic Data File
ROD RIB office Database File
ROD Ancestry Genealogical Database File
RODX Ancestry Genealogical Database File
RPD RIB Project Database File
RSD RealSQLDatabase File
SAS7BDAT SAS Dataset File
SBF Superbase Database
SCX FoxPro Form
SDA StarMoney User Database Archive
SDB ServerBoss Database File
SDB OpenOffice Base Database File
SDB MonKey Office SQLite Database File
SDB SparkleDB Database File
SDB – StarOffice’s StarBase
SDC Paragon Dictionary Database File
SDF SQL Server Compact Database File
SDF – SQL Compact Database file
SDX StarMoney User Database File
SDY StarMoney User Database File
SIS Sisma Database File
SPQ SPSS Database Query File
SQL Structured Query Language Data File, bundled SQL queries
SQLITE SQLite Database
SQLITE3 SQLite 3 Database
SQLITEDB SQLite Database
TE Textease CT Database File
TEACHER SMART Response Teacher Database File
TEMX Cemetery Registry Database File
TMD MySQL Temporary Database File
TPS Clarion TopSpeed Data File
TRASH_DATABASE Files by Google Trash Database
TRC SQL Server Trace File
TRC Oracle Trace File
TRM Oracle Trace Map File
TSD Tamino Schema
TVDB Apple TV Database
TVDB TreeView Database
UDB Dynamics AX User Database File
UDL Microsoft Universal Data Link File
USR FileMaker Pro Database File
V12 All The Right Type Database File
VIS Visual Importer Script
VPD VoxPro Database File
VVV Virtual Volumes View Catalog
waData  Wakanda (software) database Data file
waIndx Wakanda (software) database Index file
waJournal Wakanda (software) database Journal file
waModel Wakanda (software) database Model file
WDB Microsoft Works Database
WMDB Windows Media Database File, Windows Media Database file – The CurrentDatabase_360wmdb file can contain file name, file properties, music, video, photo and playlist information
WRK SQL Server Log Shipping File
XDB PowerDesigner Database Definition File
XLD Microsoft Excel Database