>> ODB file

ODB file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.odb - OpenOffice.org Base Database

The ODB document files are related to OpenOffice Base. ODB file is an OpenOffice.org Base Database. This database created with Base, the OpenOffice.org and StarOffice database program.

OpenOffice Base
Document files
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OpenOffice.org Base Database related extensions:
Windows Help Content
Unix Manual Page
LaTeX List of Theorems
LaTeX List of Tables
LaTeX Style Definition
LaTeX Document

.odb - Abaqus/Explicit Output Database

The ODB data files are related to Abaqus/Explicit. ODB file is an Abaqus/Explicit Output Database. Abaqus/Explicit is a finite element analysis product that is particularly well-suited to simulate brief transient dynamic events such as consumer electronics drop testing, automotive crashworthiness, and ballistic impact.

Data files
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Abaqus/Explicit Output Database related extensions:
TS-Doctor Cuts Data
Lattice Reveal Analyzer Waveform Data
Qualcomm QPST Data
Password Safe Intermediate Backup Archive
Lattice Reveal Analyzer Exported Waveform
Lattice Reveal Analyzer HUB Data

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

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

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

kdb, ofb, ocb, pdb, ldb, idb, osb, db, odv, odh, odf, ob, ovb, dob, orb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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

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