File Extension Library

.ABCDDB File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Database Files

What is an .ABCDDB file?

.ABCDDB file extension is created by Apple. .ABCDDB has been classified as Database Files.

.ABCDDB is Apple Address Book Contact List

File created by Address Book, a contact organization application; contains a contact list, in SQLite database format, of all the contacts stored within the Address Book application; regenerated when the Address Book application is opened; not meant to be manually opened.

The ABCDDB file can be found in the following directory:

UserHome(Home Icon) > Library > Application Support > AddressBook

NOTE: OS X Mountain Lion replaced the Address Book application with the Contacts application.

Common ABCDDB Filenames

AddressBook-v22.abcddb - If your Address Book contacts aren't displaying correctly, quit the application, move this file from the "AddressBook" folder to your desktop, and start up the Address Book application again.

List of all softwares that can open the Apple Address Book Contact List
Apple Contacts

How to Open .ABCDDB file on different platforms

Open .ABCDDB File on Windows

  • Right-click a .ABCDDB
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .ABCDDB file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .ABCDDB files" Press "Ok"

Open .ABCDDB File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .ABCDDB file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .ABCDDB File on Linux

Right click on the .ABCDDB file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .ABCDDB File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .ABCDDB file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .ABCDDB File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .ABCDDB files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .ABCDDB files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .ABCDDB files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .ABCDDB file format
  2. You need to check the .ABCDDB file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)