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DBK file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dbk - dBASE Database Backup

The DBK data files are related to DBase. DBK file is a dBASE Database Backup. dBase is a widely used database management system (DBMS) for computers.

Data files
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dBASE Database Backup related extensions:
dBASE Batch Process Object
dBASE Compound Index
dBASE Encrypted Memo Data
dBASE IV Encrypted Database
dBase Temporary Data
dBase Database Variable Field

.dbk - Treepad Database Backup

The DBK data files are related to Treepad. DBK file is a Treepad Database Backup. TreePad is a tree-based Personal Information Manager (PIM).

Data files
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Treepad Database Backup related extensions:
Treepad Database Blob Backup
Treepad Database Blob Data
Treepad Database
Treepad Database DBI Data
Treepad v6 Database
Treepad v6 Text Database

.dbk - Cadence OrCAD Schematic Capture Backup

The DBK data files are related to Cadence OrCAD PCB Designer. DBK file is a Cadence OrCAD Schematic Capture Backup. Cadence OrCAD PCB Designer contains a fully integrated design flow that includes a constraint manager, design capture technology, component tools, a PCB editor, an auto/interactive router, and interfaces for manufacturing and mechanical CAD.

Cadence OrCAD PCB Designer
Data files
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Cadence OrCAD Schematic Capture Backup related extensions:
PageRecall/PageVault Data
ProCite Term and Journal Title List Data
Yahoo! Messenger Saved Messages Data
ADONIS Exported Data
Copernic 2001 Skin Data
Corel Paint Shop Pro Bumpmap

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

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

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

bdk, bk, cbk, db, dbl, dbm, dbo, dbu, dfk, dgk, dk, dkb, dnk, ebk, fbk

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

VitalBook eBook
DB/TextWorks Database Directory
SWiSH Max Backup Data
Family Tree Maker Backup Data
SMART Notebook Document
Veeam Full Backup Archive

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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