File Extension Library

.CDB File Extension

  • Developer by: Nokia
  • Category: Database Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .CDB files and how to open them?

Can't open .CDB file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .CDB file.

What is a .CDB file extension?

.CDB file extension is created by Nokia. .CDB has been classified as Database Files. The format of .CDB file is Binary.

.CDB is Symbian Phonebook Database

Database file created by Symbian OS mobile devices, such as Nokia phones; contains phonebook contacts, including names, addresses, and phone numbers; used to backup and synchronize contacts between a computer and a Symbian OS device.

CDB files are typically found with the name contacts.cdb. They can be converted into vCard .VCF files using Nokisoft Noki.

List of all softwares that can open the Symbian Phonebook Database
Nokia PC Suite
Nokisoft Noki
Nokia PC Suite
File Type 2 CardScan Contacts Database
Developer by: CardScan Category: Database Files Format: Binary

Database file created by CardScan, a program that allows users to organize and synchronize their contacts between desktop computers and mobile devices; contains all contacts stored in a proprietary format.

CDB files can be synchronized, exported to, or imported from, Microsoft Outlook, iPhones, Blackberry handhelds, Windows mobile devices, and many other devices and programs.

CardScan is available in Personal, Executive, Team, and At Your Service editions.

File Type 3 Pocket Access Database
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Database Files Format: Binary

Database file created by Pocket Access, a relational database program that is similar to regular Microsoft Access, but reduced in complexity for Pocket PC mobile devices; may contain relational database schemas, forms, and reports; used to store Access data on mobile devices.

CDB files can be converted to .MDB files using Microsoft ActiveSync.

List of all softwares that can open the Pocket Access Database
Microsoft ActiveSync

How to fix problems with .CDB files

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