DBX file format description

Many people often share .dbx files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .dbx files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .dbx files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .dbx files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .dbx file format.

5 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dbx - Microsoft Outlook Express Folder Database

The DBX data files are related to Outlook Express. The DBX file is a Microsoft Outlook Express Folder Database. Outlook Express stores your messages in a folder that contains several different .dbx files. These files (folders.dbx, inbox.dbx, outbox.dbx) contain all your messages.

Outlook Express
Data files
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Microsoft Outlook Express Folder Database related extensions:
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services Partitions Data
Microsoft Money 2004 Backup Data
Microsoft Windows Session Configuration
Microsoft Exchange Forms Designer Template
Microsoft SharePoint WorkSpace Groove Component Download
Microsoft Outlook 2000 Auto Complete Nick List

.dbx - Alteros 3D Thumbnail Cache

The DBX data files are related to Alteros 3D. The DBX file is an Alteros 3D Thumbnail Cache. Alteros 3D is a 3D/2D graphic file viewer with a customizable interface.

Alteros 3D
Data files
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Alteros 3D Thumbnail Cache related extensions:
Ansys Chemkin Kinetic Data
Microsoft Project Database
MSC.visualNastran 4D Model
SpellQuizzer Exported Data
Atlas Right Track Layout
Arbortext Advanced Print Publisher Cross Reference Data

.dbx - Garmin MapSource Map Data

The DBX gis files are related to Garmin MapSource. The DBX file is a Garmin MapSource Map Data. MapSource is software from Garmin for viewing maps, waypoints, routes and tracks, and transferring them to or from a Garmin GPS devices.

Garmin MapSource
GIS files
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Garmin MapSource Map Data related extensions:
TripLogik TL1000 RAW Data
MapInfo 3D Graph Template
AGPS-Shape Pro Data Point
Garmin MapSource Waypoints Database
C-Map Data
XMap GIS Image Data

.dbx - Autodesk AutoCAD Database Extension

The DBX data files are related to Autodesk AutoCAD. The DBX file is an Autodesk AutoCAD Database Extension. AutoCAD is a commercial computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting software application developed by Autodesk.

Autodesk AutoCAD
Data files
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Autodesk AutoCAD Database Extension related extensions:
Altium Designer Integrated Library Package
IGOR Pro Packed Experiment Template File
Doobs Database
Unix Filesystem Group Quota Data
Graphicon Interactive RealTime PHIGS
GigaTrust Client Protected Data

.dbx - Dropbox Encrypted Database

The DBX data files are related to Dropbox. The DBX file is a Dropbox Encrypted Database. Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by Dropbox, Inc..

Data files
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Dropbox Encrypted Database related extensions:
Dropbox Shared Folder Tracker
Dropbox Paper Document

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

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

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bdx, bx, cbx, db, dba, dbc, dbd, dbs, dbz, dfx, dgx, dhx, dnx, dvx, dx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .dbx filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .dbx:

CA-dBFast Database Configuration
CANdb++ Database
Softdesk Drafix CAD Document
EBSILON Professional Excel Sheet Data
ArcGIS Spatial Index
Westok Cellbeam Data

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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