DBF File Extension

Database File Type

Extension .dbf
Developer dBASE
Popularity 5.0 (3 Votes)
Mime Type mime-type/not.available
Default Program dBase
Category Common File Types
Format Binary
Updated 5/1/2022

What is a DBF File Extension?

DBF file extension is created by dBASE, also known as Database File. DBF has been classified as Common File Types. This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents. You can open DBF files in dBase program.



Free DBF File Online Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .DBF (Database File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to DBF, merge, split and compare the DBF files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

DBF Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Database File .DBF=8886 File Extensions while opening the .DBF=8886 files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open DBF Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Database File on your system such as dBase.
  2. Associate default Dbase dBase program for *.dbf (Database File) files.

    Associate DBF Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.DBF (e.g example.dbf) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Dbase dBase program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .dbf files.

    Associate DBF Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.DBF (e.g example.dbf) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Dbase dBase program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .dBase extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

All Platform Software Programs for DBF File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the DBF files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open DBF File on Windows

Software License Developer
Microsoft Access image. Microsoft Access 365 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Swiftpage Act! image. Swiftpage Act! 17 for Windows  Open swiftpage website. Commercial Swiftpage
Alpha Software Alpha Anywhere image. Alpha Software Alpha Anywhere 2 for Windows  Open alpha software website. Commercial Alpha Software
dBase image. dBase 8 for Windows  Open dbase website. Commercial dBase
Microsoft Excel image. Microsoft Excel 365 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Wolfram Research Mathematica image. Wolfram Research Mathematica 9 for Windows  Open wolfram research website. Commercial Wolfram Research
FileMaker Pro image. FileMaker Pro 17 for Windows  Open filemaker website. Commercial FileMaker
Corel Quattro Pro image. Corel Quattro Pro 2020 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Golden Software Surfer image. Golden Software Surfer 13 for Windows  Open golden software website. Commercial Golden Software
Microsoft Visual FoxPro image. Microsoft Visual FoxPro 9 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Golden Software Voxler image. Golden Software Voxler 3 for Windows  Open golden software website. Commercial Golden Software

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DBF File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Microsoft Excel image. Microsoft Excel 365 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft Excel for Mac image. Microsoft Excel for Mac 2019 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Wolfram Research Mathematica image. Wolfram Research Mathematica 9 for MacOs  Open wolfram research website. Commercial Wolfram Research
Planamesa NeoOffice image. Planamesa NeoOffice 2017 for MacOs  Open planamesa website. Commercial Planamesa
FileMaker Pro image. FileMaker Pro 17 for MacOs  Open filemaker website. Commercial FileMaker

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DBF file on Linux

Software License Developer
Wolfram Research Mathematica image. Wolfram Research Mathematica 9 for Linux  Open wolfram research website. Commercial Wolfram Research

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DBF file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DBF file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen DBF file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

DBF file extension icon image.About DBF - Database File

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Updated 5/1/2022


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