There are 17 other file types using
the DB file extension!

empty icon.db - Database file [common]

empty icon.db - ArcView object database

empty icon.db - DIGIBooster module

empty icon.db - Various data files

db icon.db - Corel Paradox database

empty icon.db - SmartWare data

empty icon.db - Synopsys Design Compiler data

db icon.db - Microsoft Works data

db icon.db - Windows thumbnail database

empty icon.db - S.T.A.L.K.E.R. X-Ray engine database

empty icon.db - Psion Series 3 database

empty icon.db - dBASE IV/dBFast configuration

db icon.db - Mozilla (Netscape) client certificate

db icon.db - Novell GroupWise address book database

db icon.db - Apple Safari cache database

db icon.db - Atari Jaguar debugger script

empty icon.db - Enpass encrypted database

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DB file extension - WhatsApp Messenger message database

What is db file? How to open db files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The db file extension is also used by WhatsApp Messenger for Blackberry and for Windows Phone, an instant messaging client used as a substitute for SMS and MMS messages.

This type of db file stores database with incoming and outgoing messages.

The message database file is called:

messagestore.db on BlackBerry

messages.db on Windows Phone

on BB is stored in:

Media Card → databases → WhatsApp

on Windows Phone is stored in:

SD Card → WhatsApp/WinPhoneBackup

The default software associated to open db file:

WhatsApp for Windows Phone icon

WhatsApp Inc. logoWhatsApp for Windows Phone  Windows Phone / Windows 10 Mobile software

Company or developer:
WhatsApp Inc.

WhatsApp Messenger is a smartphone messenger available for Windows Phone, Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, and Nokia phones. WhatsApp uses your 3G or WiFi (when available) to message with friends and family.

WhatsApp for Blackberry icon

WhatsApp Inc. logoWhatsApp for Blackberry  Blackberry mobile phones and devices software

Company or developer:
WhatsApp Inc.

WhatsApp is a cross-platform smartphone messenger available for BlackBerry and 4 other major handsets. WhatsApp Messenger utilizes your existing internet data plan to help you stay in touch with friends, colleagues and family.

Related articles:

How to backup and restore WhatsApp chat messages

Transfer WhatsApp chats from phone to phone

Help how to open:

You can restore these backups only on their original apps on same platform.

How to convert:

Chat history from WhatsApp databases can be usually exported and saved as separate files with some specialized utilities.

List of 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'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 db files.

Software that open db file - WhatsApp Messenger message database

Programs supporting the exension db on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open db file action.

Windows Phone / Windows 10 Mobile:

Blackberry mobile phones and devices:

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