DB3-JOURNAL File Extension

DB3-JOURNAL file icon
SQLite Temporary Database Journal
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    SQLite Development Team
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What is DB3-JOURNAL file?

DB3-JOURNAL filename suffix is mostly used for SQLite Temporary Database Journal files. SQLite Temporary Database Journal format was developed by SQLite Development Team. Files with DB3-JOURNAL extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with DB3-JOURNAL extension are categorized as Database Files files. The Database Files subset comprises 343 various file formats. The most popular software that supports DB3-JOURNAL files is SQLite. On the official website of SQLite Development Team developer not only will you find detailed information about theSQLite software, but also about DB3-JOURNAL and other supported file formats.

Programs which support DB3-JOURNAL file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support DB3-JOURNAL files. DB3-JOURNAL files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support DB3-JOURNAL file

Windows Windows

How to open file with DB3-JOURNAL extension?

Problems with accessing DB3-JOURNAL may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with DB3-JOURNAL extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with DB3-JOURNAL files.

Step 1. Download and install SQLite

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening DB3-JOURNAL files is that no program that can handle DB3-JOURNAL files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download SQLite and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. If you want to download SQLite installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit SQLite Development Team website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update SQLite to the latest version

If you already have SQLite installed on your systems and DB3-JOURNAL files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of SQLite installed, it may not support DB3-JOURNAL format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using SQLite.

Step 3. Set the default application to open DB3-JOURNAL files to SQLite

If you have the latest version of SQLite installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage DB3-JOURNAL on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the DB3-JOURNAL file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where SQLite is installed, check the Always use this app to open DB3-JOURNAL files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DB3-JOURNAL extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select SQLite and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with DB3-JOURNAL extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the DB3-JOURNAL is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the DB3-JOURNAL file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the DB3-JOURNAL in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the DB3-JOURNAL file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the DB3-JOURNAL file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the DB3-JOURNAL 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 DB3-JOURNAL file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run SQLite

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with DB3-JOURNAL extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with SQLite Temporary Database Journal file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle DB3-JOURNAL files.

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