DB3-WAL file format description

Many people share .db3-wal files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .db3-wal file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .db3-wal files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.db3-wal - SQLite 3 Write-Ahead Log

The DB3-WAL data files are related to SQLite Browser. The DB3-WAL file is an SQLite 3 Write-Ahead Log. SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine.

SQLite Browser
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SQLite 3 Write-Ahead Log related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .db3-wal file extension. Even harmful programs can create .db3-wal files. Be especially cautious with .db3-wal files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .db3-wal file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems

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