File Extension Library

.DB-SHM File Extension

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

What is an .DB-SHM file?

.DB-SHM file extension is created by SQLite. .DB-SHM has been classified as Database Files. The format of .DB-SHM file is Binary.

.DB-SHM is SQLite Database Shared Memory File

Temporary file created by SQLite, a compact database program often embedded into mobile and desktop applications; used by the database for shared memory storage and is automatically created and maintained by SQLite; not meant to be opened manually.

DB-SHM files are also created with .DB-WAL files. Both files are created as extra temporary files for a database and do not need to be copied with the original database to preserve the data. Since SQLite is a popular technology, you may see these files in an application data directory.

NOTE: A database file mydb.db may have mydb.db-shm and mydb.db-wal temporary files.

List of all softwares that can open the SQLite Database Shared Memory File

How to Open .DB-SHM file on different platforms

Open .DB-SHM File on Windows

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

Open .DB-SHM File on Mac

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

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

Open .DB-SHM File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .DB-SHM files

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