There are 5 other file types using
the DBS file extension!

dbs file icon.dbs - SQL Structured Query Language database command file

dbs file icon.dbs - Trimble GPS data file

dbs file icon.dbs - DB/TextWorks database textbase structure file

dbs file icon.dbs - ST Thumbnails Explorer thumbnail index cache file

dbs file icon.dbs - SQLBase database

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DBS file extension - Microsoft Word/Works printer description file

What is dbs file? How to open dbs files?

File type specification:

Settings, options, themes or skins file type icon Settings, options, themes or skins file type

dbs file icon: dbs filetype icon

The DBS file extension is associated with Microsoft Word, a powerful authoring program that gives you the ability to create and share documents by combining a comprehensive set of writing tools with the easy-to-use Microsoft Office Fluent user interface, which is part of Microsoft Office. It is also used by Microsoft Works.

The .dbs files were used in some earlier version of Microsoft Word and and Microsoft Works for printer description files. The .dbs files store informations about fonts, paper size, resolution and other settings for printers.

The default software associated to dbs file type:

Microsoft Word icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Word  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Word is word processor that started with Word for MS-DOS in 1983. Currently Word is a core application of Microsoft Office suite. Microsoft Word offers powerful word processing and text editor features that allow users to easy create high quality documents.

Microsoft Works icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Works  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Works is office suite developed as cheaper substitute of Microsoft Office. Works includes word processor, spreadsheet, database management and calendar. Older versions also included terminal emulation tool. Microsoft Works is able to open Microsoft Office documents.

Works is discontinued product and it was replaced by Microsoft Office Starter edition.

Microsoft Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft Powerpoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..

Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). Microsoft Office for Windows is distributed in four editions for Home, Academic and corporate sector.

Help how to open DBS files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension DBS:

As far as we know, this .dbs file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .dbs file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open dbs file, edit dbs file, convert dbs file, view dbs file, play dbs file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the dbs files.

  • Settings dbs file
  • Others dbs file

Settings file type for software that use dbs file - Microsoft Word/Works printer description file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for settings dbs file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with dbs file by default:
Microsoft Word small icon Microsoft Word
Microsoft Works small icon Microsoft Works
Microsoft Office small icon Microsoft Office

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