A dbp file extension is related to the Microsoft Visual Studio Visual C++ development environment. A dbp file contains database project.

There is one other file type using
the DBP file extension!

empty icon.dbp - SigniIQ data broker project file format

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Software that open dbp file

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DBP file extension - Microsoft Visual Studio Visual C++ database project

What is dbp file? How to open dbp files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

dbp file icon: dbp filetype icon

The dbp file extension is associated with Microsoft Visual C++.

The dbp files are used for database project files. The *.dbp files store project information using XML formatting, such as build preferences, including libraries, and references to the source code files and application assets.

The dbp files are older format which was succeeded by the dbproj file format.

Updated: April 18, 2024

The default software associated to open dbp file:

Visual C++ icon

Microsoft Corporation logoVisual C++  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Visual C++ is integrated development environment for C and C++ programming language used to create Windows and .NET applications.

Microsoft Visual Studio icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Visual Studio  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) used to create applications for Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, .NET Framework, Silverlight as well as dynamic websites and web applications. Visual Studio is available for Windows and Mac.

Help how to open:

Use any of the Microsoft Visual Studio suites to open *.dbp project files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .dbp 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 .dbp 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 dbp file, edit dbp file, convert dbp file, view dbp file, play dbp file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 dbp files.

Software that open dbp file - Microsoft Visual Studio Visual C++ database project

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with dbp file by default:
Visual C++ small icon Visual C++
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows NotePad small icon Microsoft Windows NotePad
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


Main software associated with dbp file by default:
Microsoft Visual Studio small icon Microsoft Visual Studio
Other suggested software:
Nvu small icon Nvu
GNU Emacs small icon GNU Emacs

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