ZDB File Extension

ZDB file icon
Quicken Data Format
  • Developer
    Intuit Inc.
  • Category
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is ZDB file?

Full format name of files that use ZDB extension is Quicken Data Format. Quicken Data Format format was developed by Intuit Inc.. Files with ZDB extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. ZDB file belongs to the Data Files category just like 1326 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing ZDB files is Quicken . Quicken software was developed by Intuit Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about ZDB files or the Quicken software program.

Programs which support ZDB file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support ZDB files. ZDB files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support ZDB file

Windows Windows

How to open file with ZDB extension?

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

Step 1. Install Quicken software

Problems with opening and working with ZDB files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ZDB files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Quicken . On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Quicken installed is by going to developer’s website (Intuit Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

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

You still cannot access ZDB files although Quicken 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 Quicken installed, it may not support ZDB format. The most recent version of Quicken is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Quicken to ZDB files

After installing Quicken (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open ZDB files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the ZDB file
  • 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 Quicken is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open ZDB files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with ZDB 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
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with ZDB extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the ZDB for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the ZDB file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the ZDB in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the ZDB is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the ZDB file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

Did you receive the ZDB 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 ZDB extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Quicken

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

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 Quicken Data Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle ZDB files.

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