Files with dbt file extension are mainly found as database notes, some sort of memo descriptions for databases based on xbase applications (FoxPro, Visual FoxPro, dBase, Clipper, dBFast etc.).

There are 6 other file types using
the DBT file extension!

empty icon.dbt - AbacusLaw data

empty icon.dbt - AutoCAD R2000 DB template

empty icon.dbt - SeeYou waypoint

empty icon.dbt - IBM Works for OS/2 data

empty icon.dbt - Ashampoo Photo Commander thumbnail cache

empty icon.dbt - Fly! database template

DBT file extension - Database text memo

What is dbt file? How to open dbt files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The dbt file extension is used by variety of xbase applications, such as FoxPro, Visual FoxPro, dBase, Clipper, dBFast, JetForm Design, Oracle Database, OpenInsight, etc.

DBT database file contains only text "memo" (notes) about database tables, not any other database data, because standard database tables are limited of characters quantity then text files.

DBT database memo text file format has been repleaced by FPT database memo text file format.

This dbt file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open dbt file:

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..

Oracle Database icon

Oracle Corporation logoOracle Database  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Oracle Corporation

Oracle Database is very popular object-relational database management system. Oracle Database is distributed Oracle Database is available for Windows, Linux and Unix.

Help how to open:

Use any xbase application (Visual FoxPro, FoxPro, Oracle Database, dBase etc.) to create or open a database memo file.

How to convert:

Typically these files are not meant to be converted. However as text files, their content may be simply copied out.

Find converter to dbt file type:

db2 to dbt

dbf to dbt

fdb to dbt

fpt to dbt

pkh to dbt

spr to dbt

Related links:

Xbase File Format Description

List of software applications associated to the .dbt 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 dbt file, edit dbt file, convert dbt file, view dbt file, play dbt 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 dbt files.

Software that open dbt file - Database text memo

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with dbt file by default:
dBASE small icon dBASE
Other suggested software:
FoxPro small icon FoxPro
Visual FoxPro small icon Visual FoxPro
JetForm Design


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