DBDIF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dbdif - DatabaseSpy Comparison Data

The DBDIF data files are related to Altova DatabaseSpy. The DBDIF file is a DatabaseSpy Comparison Data. Altova DatabaseSpy is a multi-database query, design, and comparison tool with a graphical database design editor that empowers users exploring an unfamiliar database to quickly visualize tables, relationships, and even datatype definitions that may be unique among database types.

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

Can't open a .dbdif 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 .dbdif file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dbdf, ddif

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Tally.ERP 9 Metadata
SimCity 4 DBDF Data
DIGITAL Document Interchange Format

Operating systems

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