File Extension Library

.DBF File Extension

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

What are .DBF files and how to open them?

Can't open .DBF 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 .DBF file.

What is a .DBF file extension?

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

.DBF is Database File

A DBF file is a standard database file used by dBASE, a database management system application. It organizes data into multiple records with fields stored in an array data type. DBF files are also compatible with other "xBase" database programs, which arose because of the file format's popularity.

Because of the early adoption in the database community and a relatively straightforward file structure, DBF files have been widely accepted as a standard storage format for structured data in commercial applications.

List of all softwares that can open the Database File
Microsoft Access 2016
Microsoft Excel 2016
Microsoft Visual FoxPro
Corel Quattro Pro X9
Apache OpenOffice
HiBase Group DBF Viewer 2000
Astersoft DBF Manager
DBF Viewer Plus
Swiftpage Act!
Alpha Software Alpha Anywhere
Planamesa NeoOffice
Apache OpenOffice
GTK DBF Editor
Apache OpenOffice
GTK DBF Editor
multisoft FlagShip
File Type 2 FoxPro Table
Category: Data Files

Table used by a database created with Visual FoxPro

List of all softwares that can open the FoxPro Table
Microsoft Visual FoxPro

How to fix problems with .DBF files

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