File Extension Library

.VDB File Extension

  • Developer by: Symantec
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .VDB files and how to open them?

Can't open .VDB 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 .VDB file.

What is a .VDB file extension?

.VDB file extension is created by Symantec. .VDB has been classified as Data Files. The format of .VDB file is Binary.

.VDB is Symantec Virus Database File

Virus database file used by Symantec AntiVirus, a program that protects company computers against viruses; contains virus definition updates; used to distribute virus definitions from an AntiVirus server to clients when new viruses are discovered.

VDB files are converted from .XDB files before they are sent to clients. They are commonly distributed within corporate networks.

List of all softwares that can open the Symantec Virus Database File
Symantec EndPoint Protection 12
File Type 2 OpenVDB Volume Database File
Developer by: DreamWorks Animation Category: Data Files

A VDB file is a volume database file created by OpenVDB, an open source C++ software library used to create special effects in DreamWorks animated films. It contains data used to simulate volumetric effects, such as clouds and smoke, or represent a surface, such as water.

OpenVDB is used by various feature films, short films, and TV series. Some of the titles include How to Train Your Dragon 2, The Croods, and Puss in Boots.

List of all softwares that can open the OpenVDB Volume Database File
DreamWorks Animation OpenVDB
DreamWorks Animation OpenVDB
DreamWorks Animation OpenVDB

How to fix problems with .VDB files

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