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DBF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dbf - Aston-Tate dBASE Database

DBF is a database file format for dBASE database management system.

.dbf file format description:
DBF format
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Aston-Tate dBASE Database related links:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .dbf file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dbf files. Be especially cautious with .dbf files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

dnf, bdf, dgf, dfb, dbv, dbr, wbf, dbe, sbf, dbc, fbf, db, dvf, bf, dhf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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