FFS_DB is a file extension commonly associated with FreeFileSync Database files. FreeFileSync Database format was developed by SourceForge.net. FFS_DB file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with FFS_DB extension are categorized as Database Files files. The Database Files subset comprises 359 various file formats. The software recommended for managing FFS_DB files is FreeFileSync. FreeFileSync software was developed by SourceForge.net, and on its official website you may find more information about FFS_DB files or the FreeFileSync software program.
Below is a table that list programs that support FFS_DB files. Files with FFS_DB 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.
Problems with accessing FFS_DB may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to FreeFileSync Database files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports FFS_DB files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download FreeFileSync 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. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit FreeFileSync website and download the installer.
You still cannot access FFS_DB files although FreeFileSync is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that FreeFileSync cannot handle files with FFS_DB may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using FreeFileSync.
If you have the latest version of FreeFileSync installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage FFS_DB 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.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
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 FFS_DB file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the FFS_DB 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 FFS_DB file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If you obtained the problematic FFS_DB file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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 FFS_DB file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the FreeFileSync Database file.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open FFS_DB files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with FreeFileSync Database file. It may be the case that the FFS_DB files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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