MBDB File Extension

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Apple IOS Backup Manifest
  • Developer
    Apple, Inc.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is MBDB file?

Full format name of files that use MBDB extension is Apple IOS Backup Manifest. Apple, Inc. defined the Apple IOS Backup Manifest format standard. MBDB file format is compatible with software that can be installed on iOS, Windows system platform. MBDB file format, along with 343 other file formats, belongs to the Database Files category. The most popular program for handling MBDB files is iPhone Backup Browser, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of Rene Devichi developer not only will you find detailed information about theiPhone Backup Browser software, but also about MBDB and other supported file formats.

Programs which support MBDB file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support MBDB files. Files with MBDB suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support MBDB file

How to open file with MBDB extension?

Problems with accessing MBDB may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with MBDB 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 MBDB files.

Step 1. Get the iPhone Backup Browser

Problems with opening and working with MBDB files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with MBDB files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing iPhone Backup Browser or different compatible program, such as Apple iOS, Apple iTunes. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit iPhone Backup Browser website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of iPhone Backup Browser and update if needed

You still cannot access MBDB files although iPhone Backup Browser 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. If you have an older version of iPhone Backup Browser installed, it may not support MBDB 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 iPhone Backup Browser.

Step 3. Assign iPhone Backup Browser to MBDB files

After installing iPhone Backup Browser (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open MBDB files. 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

  • Right-click the MBDB file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where iPhone Backup Browser is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open MBDB files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with MBDB extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with MBDB extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the MBDB is not faulty

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 MBDB file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the MBDB file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the MBDB is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the MBDB file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. MBDB file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with MBDB extension is complete and error-free

If the MBDB file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 MBDB 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.

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 iPhone Backup Browser

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Apple IOS Backup Manifest files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle MBDB files.

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