Older BlackBerry backups (*.ipd) might be converted to newer format (*.bbb) with special programs like the ABC BlackBerry Converter.
Convert BlackBerry backup (pre 2012) to BlackBerry backup (post 2012).
We have found 2 software records in our database eligible for .ipd to .bbb file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert ipd to bbb on Windows
ABC Amber BlackBerry Converter is a handy utility for various conversion for RIM phones.
Convert from ipd file
to bbb file
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned ipd to bbb. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
The Blackberry Backup Extractor allows users to recover data such as email, contacts, SMS messages, notes or calendar events from Blackberry.