EXB File Extension

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Evernote Database Format
  • Developer
    Evernote Corporation
  • Popularity
    4.5 (2 votes)

What is EXB file?

EXB is a file extension commonly associated with Evernote Database Format files. Evernote Database Format specification was created by Evernote Corporation. EXB files are supported by software applications available for devices running Android, Blackberry mobile phones and devices:, iOS, Windows, Windows Phone. EXB file format, along with 341 other file formats, belongs to the Database Files category. Evernote supports EXB files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 4 other tools may also be used. Software named Evernote was created by Evernote Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and EXB files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support EXB file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open EXB files divided into 5 categories according to system platform supported. Files with EXB 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 EXB file

How to open file with EXB extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening EXB files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with EXB 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 EXB files.

Step 1. Install Evernote software

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports EXB files installed on the system. This one is an easy one. Select Evernote or one of the recommended programs (for example, Evernote for iOS, Evernote Phone, Evernote for BlackBerry) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support EXB files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Evernote installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Evernote Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Evernote

If you already have Evernote installed on your systems and EXB 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. This can be one of the causes why EXB files are not compatible with Evernote. The latest version of Evernote should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Evernote Database Format files with Evernote

After installing Evernote (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open EXB files. 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

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the EXB file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Evernote is installed, check the Always use this app to open EXB files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with EXB extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with EXB extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

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

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper EXB file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the EXB file for viruses or malware

If the EXB 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. If the EXB file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the EXB file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the EXB file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with EXB extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

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.

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

If the systems has insufficient resources to open EXB files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

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

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