The File Extensions Database

.FDB File Extension

  • Category: Data Files

What is an .FDB file?

.FDB is Portfolio Catalog

Primary database of images used by Extensis Portfolio, an image organization program; contains a thumbnail image and metadata for each file stored in the catalog.

Programs that open Portfolio Catalog
Extensis Portfolio
Extensis Portfolio
File Type 2 Art Explosion Catalog
Developer by: Nova Development Category: Data Files

Database of clip art images stored in an Art Explosion collection; contains metadata and a thumbnail image for each picture referenced in the catalog.

Art Explosion is popular clip art collection distributed by Nova Development.

File Type 3 Microsoft Dynamics NAV Database File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Database Files

Database that stores financial information for a Microsoft Dynamics NAV project; used for business administration and management; can be accessed by other programs that support ODBC connections.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV was previously called Microsoft Navision.

How to solve problems with FDB files

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