File Extension Library

.ADB File Extension

  • Category: Developer Files

What is an .ADB file?

.ADB file extension has been classified as Developer Files.

.ADB is Ada Body File

Programming file containing source code written in the Ada programming language; stores the body of an Ada program; typically saved along with a corresponding "Spec file" that has an .ADS extension.

List of all softwares that can open the Ada Body File
File Viewer Plus
MacroMates TextMate
File Type 2 Alpha Five Database File
Developer by: Alpha Software Category: Database Files

File used by Alpha Five, an IDE that allows users to develop Web applications; contains file names for all tables and libraries that are part of the database; stored as part of an overall database for Alpha Five developers.

ADB files can be reused by other Alpha Five programs.

NOTE: In 2013, Alpha Five became Alpha Anywhere.

List of all softwares that can open the Alpha Five Database File
Alpha Software Alpha Anywhere
File Type 3 Ability Database File
Developer by: Ability Plus Software Category: Database Files Format: Binary

Database file created by Ability Database, a desktop relational database program included with Ability Office; saves tables, forms, queries, reports, and macros for the database; used for storing address books, inventories, customer information, and other structured data.

Ability database files are compatible with .MDB files created by Microsoft Access and can be exported to the MDB format.

List of all softwares that can open the Ability Database File
Ability Office
File Type 4 Now Contact Address Book Template
Developer by: Now Software Category: Page Layout Files

Address book template created by Now Contact, an application that organizes contact information; contains a template print layout for your address book; pre-defined options include "A4 Portfolio," "DayRunner Classic," "Organizer - 2 Column," and "Portfolio - Basic."

To create the ADB file, select Define → Print Templates → Address Books..., select the "+" button in the top-right, name the template, and click OK. You can then edit the template layout and its dimensions. Click OK when you're finished.

To select the template you want to print from, select File → Print Templates..., choose your template, and click OK.

List of all softwares that can open the Now Contact Address Book Template
Now Contact
Now Contact

How to Open .ADB file on different platforms

Open .ADB File on Windows

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

Open .ADB File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .ADB 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 .ADB File on Linux

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

Open .ADB File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .ADB 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 .ADB 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 .ADB files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .ADB files

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