The File Extensions Database


.IPD File Extension

  • Developer by: Research In Motion
  • Category: Backup Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .IPD file?

.IPD is BlackBerry Backup File

Saved data from a BlackBerry mobile phone; created when a BlackBerry is backed up to a computer; saved in a database format and includes all data from the phone; can be used to restore a BlackBerry if the software on the phone becomes corrupted.

Programs that open BlackBerry Backup File
Windows
Research In Motion BlackBerry Desktop Manager
Reincubate BlackBerry Backup Extractor
Mac
Research In Motion BlackBerry Desktop Manager

How to solve problems with IPD files

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