File Extension Library

.RDB File Extension

  • Developer by: EMC
  • Category: Backup Files

What is an .RDB file?

.RDB file extension is created by EMC. .RDB has been classified as Backup Files.

.RDB is Retrospect Backup Set

One of several files from a backup set created with Retrospect Backup software; contains exact data backed up from a hard drive and cataloged by the program; can be used to restore data that has been lost or corrupted on the original hard disk; file names are displayed incrementally as AA000000.RDB, AA000001.RDB, AA000002.RDB, etc.

Retrospect was originally developed by Dantz software, but is now owned by EMC Insignia.

File Type 2:

Wavelet Video Images File

Category: Video Files

Video format known as "wavelet video" used by CCTV security cameras such as the Security VideoCam; can be played backed using the QuickView software included with the security camera hardware.

RDB files are often saved along with .60D files.

File Type 3:

N64 ROM Database

Category: Data Files

Contains a list of Nintendo 64 ROMS (.N64 and .Z64 files) that can be played by an N64 emulator; may be used for identifying unknown ROMS and for saving emulator settings for each game.

List of all softwares that can open the N64 ROM Database

How to Open .RDB file on different platforms

Open .RDB File on Windows

  • Right-click a .RDB
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .RDB file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .RDB files" Press "Ok"

Open .RDB File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .RDB file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .RDB File on Linux

Right click on the .RDB file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .RDB File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .RDB file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .RDB File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .RDB files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .RDB files

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