DBAS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dbas - AQUA Database

The DBAS data files are related to AQUA. The DBAS file is an AQUA Database. AQUA is a suite of programs for Analyzing the QUAlity of biomolecular structures that were determined via NMR spectroscopy.

Data files
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AQUA Database related extensions:
AQUA Generic Distance Restraints Counts Data
AQUA Generic Distance Restraints Violations Data
AQUA Generic Distance Restraints Summary Data
AQUA Hydrogen Bond Distance Restraints Counts Data
AQUA Hydrogen Bond Distance Restraints Violations Data
AQUA Hydrogen Bond Distance Restraints Summary Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .dbas file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dbas files. Be especially cautious with .dbas files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dbas 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.

The .dbas file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bas, das, dba, dbs

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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