DB1 is a file extension commonly associated with Tekla Structures Model Format files. Tekla Structures Model Format specification was created by Tekla. Files with DB1 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. DB1 file belongs to the CAD Files category just like 158 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling DB1 files is Tekla Structures, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format.
The following listing features DB1-compatible programs. DB1 files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening DB1 files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with DB1 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with DB1 files.
Problems with opening and working with DB1 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with DB1 files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Tekla Structures or different compatible program, such as S.T.A.L.K.E.R., S.T.A.L.K.E.R. database extractor. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Tekla Structures installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.
You still cannot access DB1 files although Tekla Structures is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why DB1 files are not compatible with Tekla Structures. The most recent version of Tekla Structures is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DB1 files with latest version of Tekla Structures you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the DB1 file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the DB1 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. DB1 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
Did you receive the DB1 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the DB1 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with DB1 extension. In this case close the other applications.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Tekla Structures Model Format file. It may be the case that the DB1 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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