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ZBD File Extension

Canon Zoom Browser Database

What is ZBD file?

Full format name of files that use ZBD extension is Canon Zoom Browser Database. Canon Inc. defined the Canon Zoom Browser Database format standard. Files with ZBD extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with ZBD extension are categorized as Database Files files. The Database Files subset comprises 403 various file formats. The software recommended for managing ZBD files is Zoom Browser.

Programs which support ZBD file extension

The following listing features ZBD-compatible programs. Files with ZBD 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 ZBD file

How to open file with ZBD extension?

Problems with accessing ZBD may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Canon Zoom Browser Database files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with ZBD files.

Step 1. Download and install Zoom Browser

Install software to open ZBD file Problems with opening and working with ZBD files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ZBD files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Zoom Browser. 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 Zoom Browser website and download the installer.

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

Update software that support file extension ZBDIf the problems with opening ZBD files still occur even after installing Zoom Browser, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Zoom Browser 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 ZBD files are not compatible with Zoom Browser. The latest version of Zoom Browser should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Zoom Browser to ZBD files

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

Associate software with ZBD file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the ZBD with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the 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 Zoom Browser is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open ZBD files and clicking OK.
Associate software with ZBD file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with ZBD extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with ZBD extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the ZBD 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 ZBD file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

Check ZBD file for viruses
1. Verify that the ZBD in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ZBD file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the ZBD file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the ZBD file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

Did you receive the ZBD file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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. It could happen the the download process of file with ZBD extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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 Zoom Browser

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support ZBD files. Close all running programs and try opening the ZBD file.

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 Canon Zoom Browser Database file. It may be the case that the ZBD files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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