DBX file format description

DBX file format

Many people share DBX files but don't explain how to use them. This can make it hard to know which software can open, change, or print these files. We made this page to help you understand how to work with DBX files. Here, you'll find info on software that works with these files. This includes simple programs for opening and converting them. We also share simple steps for editing these files and changing them into different formats. Whether you need to open, edit, or change a DBX file, our website has all the tips and tools you'll need to do it easily.

5 filename extension(s) found in our database:

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.

Application:Autodesk AutoCAD
Category:Data files
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Autodesk AutoCAD Database Extension related extensions:

  • libpkg Altium Designer Integrated Library Package
  • pxt IGOR Pro Packed Experiment Template File
  • kdb Doobs Database
  • mplog Wireshark Micropross Mplog

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.

Application:Alteros 3D
Category:Data files
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Alteros 3D Thumbnail Cache related extensions:

  • cki Ansys Chemkin Kinetic Data
  • mpd Microsoft Project Database
  • wm3 MSC.visualNastran 4D Model
  • sqexp SpellQuizzer Exported 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..

Category:Data files
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Dropbox Encrypted Database related extensions:

  • dropbox Dropbox Shared Folder Tracker
  • paper Dropbox Paper Document

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.

Application:Outlook Express
Category:Data files
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Microsoft Outlook Express Folder Database related extensions:

  • zw8 EPLAN Configuration Data Backup
  • collection Adobe Bridge Collection Data
  • tydsp eXtendable Wad Editor TYDSP Data
  • xsc RFM Molecule Cross-Section 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.

Application:Garmin MapSource
Category:GIS files
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Garmin MapSource Map Data related extensions:

  • tlw TripLogik TL1000 RAW Data
  • 3tf MapInfo 3D Graph Template
  • svy AGPS-Shape Pro Data Point
  • gdb Garmin MapSource Waypoints Database

Did someone accidentally misspell the DBX filename?

The DBX filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

Filename extensions similar to DBX:

Windows can't open your DBX file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this DBX file.

To set the DBX file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set DBX file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle DBX files with care

Exercise caution when handling DBX files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar DBX files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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