DBF File Extension

DBF file icon
Database Format
  • Developer
    dBASE
  • Popularity
    3.9 (11 votes)

What is DBF file?

A number of applications related to database use DBF file format as standard file format. Generally DBF is considered to be standard database file format. The first software which introduced DBF file format was dBase but later on with introduction of other database software applications including Microsoft Access, DBF file format became a standard extension for database file. DBF files store data in the form of tables or other organized method when a large amount of data is to be stored. Due to this reason DBF software applications find their application in large organizations where huge data is to be stored.

Conversion of a DBF file

When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the DBF extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of DBF file conversion to a different format.

File Conversions from DBF extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to DBF file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the DBF file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the DBF file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the DBF file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the DBF file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the DBF file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the DBF file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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