SQLITE2 File Extension

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SQLite 2.0 Database Format

What is SQLITE2 file?

SQLITE2 is a file extension commonly associated with SQLite 2.0 Database Format files. SQLITE2 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. SQLITE2 file belongs to the Database Files category just like 348 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling SQLITE2 files is Navicat for SQlite, but users can choose among 6 different programs that support this file format. Navicat for SQlite software was developed by PremiumSoft CyberTech Ltd., and on its official website you may find more information about SQLITE2 files or the Navicat for SQlite software program.

Programs which support SQLITE2 file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with SQLITE2 files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with SQLITE2 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 SQLITE2 file

Updated: 01/26/2020

How to open file with SQLITE2 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening SQLITE2 files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with SQLITE2 extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Navicat for SQlite

Problems with opening and working with SQLITE2 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with SQLITE2 files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install Navicat for SQlite or one to the listed programs: SQLite, Navicat for SQlite (Mac), SQLiteStudio. 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 Navicat for SQlite website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Navicat for SQlite

You still cannot access SQLITE2 files although Navicat for SQlite is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why SQLITE2 files are not compatible with Navicat for SQlite. The latest version of Navicat for SQlite should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate SQLite 2.0 Database Format files with Navicat for SQlite

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate SQLITE2 files with latest version of Navicat for SQlite you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the SQLITE2 file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Navicat for SQlite is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open SQLITE2 files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the SQLITE2 file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Navicat for SQlite and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with SQLITE2 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the SQLITE2 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 SQLITE2 file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the SQLITE2 file for viruses or malware

If the SQLITE2 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. SQLITE2 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with SQLITE2 extension is complete and error-free

If the SQLITE2 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the SQLITE2 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.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the SQLite 2.0 Database Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Navicat for SQlite

If the systems has insufficient resources to open SQLITE2 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with SQLite 2.0 Database Format 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 SQLITE2 files.

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