DBMDL File Extension

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Microsoft Visual Studio Database Project
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    Microsoft Corporation
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What is DBMDL file?

DBMDL filename suffix is mostly used for Microsoft Visual Studio Database Project files. Microsoft Visual Studio Database Project format was developed by Microsoft Corporation. Files with DBMDL extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. DBMDL file belongs to the Database Files category just like 359 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing DBMDL files is Microsoft Visual Studio. Software named Microsoft Visual Studio was created by Microsoft Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and DBMDL files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support DBMDL file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support DBMDL files. Files with DBMDL extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support DBMDL file

How to open file with DBMDL extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening DBMDL files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with DBMDL files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Microsoft Visual Studio

Problems with opening and working with DBMDL files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with DBMDL files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the Microsoft Visual Studio developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support DBMDL files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Microsoft Visual Studio website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Microsoft Visual Studio and update if needed

If the problems with opening DBMDL files still occur even after installing Microsoft Visual Studio, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Microsoft Visual Studio is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why DBMDL files are not compatible with Microsoft Visual Studio. The latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Microsoft Visual Studio Database Project files with Microsoft Visual Studio

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DBMDL files with latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the DBMDL with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Microsoft Visual Studio installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open DBMDL files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected DBMDL file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with DBMDL extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the DBMDL file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the DBMDL file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the DBMDL file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the DBMDL file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the DBMDL file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the DBMDL file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with DBMDL extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Microsoft Visual Studio

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with DBMDL 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 Microsoft Visual Studio Database Project file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with DBMDL files affecting older versions of given software.

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