Files with deb extension can be mainly found as Debian distribution packages - compressed archives for Debian Linux operating system. Some archiving utilities, such as 7-zip, are also able to extract the content of DEB packages.
There are 2 other file types using
the DEB file extension!
.deb - Debug script of DOS MS Debug
.deb - Apple iPhone Cydia application installation package file
Software that works with deb file extension
DEB file extension - Debian Linux package
What is deb file? How to open deb files?
File type specification:
deb file icon:
The deb file extension is commonly used for Debian packages. Debian packages are binary files that contain executables, configuration files, man/info pages, copyright information, and other documentation needed to install a program from the package.
These files are used in Debian Linux operating system and its derivates (Ubuntu) as main source of installation packages.
The default software associated to deb file type:
Company or developer:
Debian Project Team
One of the most popular Linux operating system distributions, Debian is distributed as a free open source software. Debian supports many platforms such as Intel, ARM, PowerPC, MIPS etc..
Debian uses GNOME desktop environment platform as default and in clean installation contains popular applications such as OpenOffice.org, Firefox, CD/DVD writing programs, music and video players etc..
List of software applications associated to the .deb file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open deb file, edit deb file, convert deb file, view deb file, play deb 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 of the deb files.
- Open deb file
- Edit deb file
- Create deb file
- Extract deb file