File Extension Library

.SDB File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: System Files

What are .SDB files and how to open them?

Can't open .SDB 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 .SDB file.

What is a .SDB file extension?

.SDB file extension is created by Microsoft. .SDB has been classified as System Files.

.SDB is Custom Application Compatibility Database

Database that contains additional Windows registry information; patches the registry to make it compatible with newly installed applications; can be installed on an individual system or on multiple systems over a network.

Windows SDB files are handled by Windows' built-in Compatibility Database Installer Tool (Sdbinst.exe).

List of all softwares that can open the Custom Application Compatibility Database
Microsoft Compatibility Database Installer Tool
File Type 2:

SAP2000 Model File

Developer by: Computers & Structures Category: 3D Image Files

3D model created with SAP2000, a structural analysis and design program; contains structural model definitions, material and section properties, static and/or dynamic analysis parameters, and design data.

SAP2000 is developed by Computers & Structures, Inc. (CSI). It is used by engineers for designing bridges, industrial complexes, public works facilities, transportation stations, sports arenas, and other types of structures.

NOTE: Temporary tables, viewpoints, and other related files are often saved in the same directory as the SDB file. These should not be deleted as they may be referenced by the SDB file.

List of all softwares that can open the SAP2000 Model File
Computers & Structures SAP2000
File Type 3:

SocialDecks Blog File

Developer by: SocialDecks Category: Web Files

Web page created for the SocialDecks website; contains server-side code that is parsed by the Socialdecks platform; the resulting HTML is sent to the user's browser.

Blogs created for the SocialDecks website may use "Clean Address" URLs, which end in ".sdb."

File Type 4:

MonKey Office SQLite Database File

Developer by: ProSaldo Category: Database Files

SQL database exported from MonKey Office, a German accounting and order processing program; saved in a cross-platform format that can be opened on both Mac and Windows systems; may be shared by multiple users using a dedicated database server.

File Type 5: Base Database File

Developer by: Category: Database Files Format: Binary

Database created with Base, the and StarOffice database program; may include tables, forms, queries, and reports; compatible with other databases and database programs via standard ODBC and JDBC drivers.

NOTE: The SDB format is now obsolete and has been replaced with the .ODB database format.

List of all softwares that can open the Base Database File
Apache OpenOffice
Apache OpenOffice
Apache OpenOffice
File Type 6:

SparkleDB Database File

Developer by: SparkleDB AS Category: Database Files

Database file used by SparkleDB, a semantic NoSQL Enterprise DBMS designed to handle large amounts of data; contains logical ID and a physical ID, which together define the location of data; may reference up to 255 storage devices per database instance.

SparkleDB file storage locations are defined in the instance.config.xml file. They are listed within the <datafiles> XML element.

NOTE: Sparkle database files use the following file naming convention by default: [logical ID]-[physical ID].sdb.

List of all softwares that can open the SparkleDB Database File
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ServerBoss Database File

Developer by: Integrated Data Processing Category: Database Files

Proprietary database format used by multiple versions of ServerBoss; supports file locking to improve performance under heavy loads; ServerBoss setup data is stored in the ServerBoss.sdb file.

How to fix problems with .SDB files

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