Files with $db file extension might be found as temporary data files for dBASE IV.

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$DB file - dBASE IV temporary data

What is $db file? How to open $db files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

The $db file extension is mainly related to dBASE IV database program and used for one of its temporary files.

These are typically created by computer programs for a variety of purposes; principally when a program cannot allocate enough memory for its tasks, when the program is working on data bigger than architecture's address space, or as a primitive form of inter-process communication.

Updated: June 15, 2018

The default software associated to $db file type:

dBASE icon

dataBased Intelligence, Inc. logodBASE  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
dataBased Intelligence, Inc.

dBASE is widely used database management system (DBMS). dBASE has own programming language and supports many database formats. dBASE supports many platforms, such as Apple Mac, Microsoft Windows, Unix, MS-DOS, CP/M, Apple II etc..

Help how to open:

In vast majority of cases, users cannot access temporary saved data.

How to convert:

Temporary files are usually not meant to be converted to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .$db file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open $db file, edit $db file, convert $db file, view $db file, play $db file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with $db file - dBASE IV temporary data

Click on the software link for more information about dBASE. dBASE uses $db file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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