The File Extensions Database

.DB2 File Extension

  • Developer by: Samsung
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .DB2 file?

.DB2 is Samsung CCTV Video Information File

Video information file generated by a Samsung CCTV recording system; contains information about a corresponding .BU video file.

DB2 files are saved with BU files in the same directory and have the same filename, expect for the extension. For example, a video recording may generate the files 12300000.bu and 12300000.db2. These files should not be separated since they are both read by Samsung video recording software.

Programs that open Samsung CCTV Video Information File
Samsung SmartViewer
File Type 2 dBASE II Database
Developer by: dataBased Intelligence Category: Database Files Format: Binary

Database file created by dBASE II, an older version of dBASE database application development software; similar to dBASE 1 databases, but may support additional data types; not commonly used, since recent versions of dBASE use the .DBF format.

NOTE: DB2 files created by dBASE shouldn't be confused with IBM DB2 database software.

Programs that open dBASE II Database

How to solve problems with DB2 files

  • Associate the DB2 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DB2 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DB2 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DB2 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .DB2 is Samsung CCTV Video Information File. Because only the current version supports the latest DB2 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Samsung manufacturer website after an available .DB2 is Samsung CCTV Video Information File update.
  • To make sure that your DB2 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.