The File Extensions Database

.IB File Extension

  • Developer by: Embarcadero Technologies
  • Category: Database Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .IB file?

.IB is InterBase Database

Database file created by InterBase, an RDBMS application often used for developing embedded application databases; saves the data in a structured format using tables and records, and the data can be queried from within the target application.

Programs that open InterBase Database
Embarcadero InterBase

How to solve problems with IB files

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