DBLIB file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dblib - Altium Designer Database Library

The DBLIB data files are related to Altium Designer. The DBLIB file is an Altium Designer Database Library. Altium Designer is a software package which allows electronic circuit designers to design, draw and simulate electronic circuit boards. Database Libraries (*.DBlib) is a link to a database (ODBC or ADO based) were references are stored for symbol reference, model linking and parameter information.

Altium Designer
Data files
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Altium Designer Database Library related extensions:
Debian Package Shared Library Information
TI-92 Plus Application
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .dblib file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dblib files. Be especially cautious with .dblib files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dblib 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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