SDBS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.sdbs - BLAST+ Personal Database

The SDBS data files are related to BLAST+. The SDBS file is a BLAST+ Personal Database. BLAST+ (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool) searches one or more nucleic acid or protein databases for sequences similar to one or more query sequences of any type.

Data files
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BLAST+ Personal Database related extensions:
FlexFile Memo Field Data
Interlex Vocabulary Data
Cerious Mandelbrot Image
GameShark SharkSave Data
PKCS #7 Certificate Data
BrainVoyager QX MRI Data

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

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

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

dbs, sbs, sdb, sdbx, sdbz, sdfs, sds, sdsb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

SQLBase Database
OpenOffice Base Database
Microsoft SNA Server Database
Herbulot AdLib System Audio
DB/TextWorks Textbase Structure Data
Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D Survey Database

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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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