The File Extensions Database

.DB3 File Extension

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

What is an .DB3 file?

.DB3 is SQLite Database File

Database file created by SQLite, a lightweight, self-contained database program that creates databases using plain files; contains the database structure as well as data records; used for storing and retrieving structured data using SQL.

A common SQLite DB3 file is PalmDatabase.db3, which stores personal information on the Palm Pre, including contacts, account information, and call logs.

Programs that open SQLite Database File
Aryson SQLite Viewer

How to solve problems with DB3 files

  • Associate the DB3 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DB3 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DB3 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DB3 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 .DB3 is SQLite Database File. Because only the current version supports the latest DB3 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the SQLite manufacturer website after an available .DB3 is SQLite Database File update.
  • To make sure that your DB3 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.