Files with kdb file extension be found as encrypted password stashes from earlier version of KeePass password manager.

There are 2 other file types using
the KDB file extension!

empty icon.kdb - Doobs database

empty icon.kdb - kinodb database

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Software that open kdb file

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KDB file extension - KeePass encrypted passwords database

What is kdb file? How to open kdb files?

The kdb file extension is nowadays mainly associated with the KeePass, a password management software available for Microsoft Windows, Mac, Linux etc.

The .kdb file from KeePass represents an encrypted passwords database used in first versions of the program. The latest versions use kdbx databases instead.

KeePass databases are typically made up by two things:

  • a header (not encrypted) containing various information on how to decrypt the database and information on the database
  • the database, in XML and encrypted (normally).

The default software associated to open kdb file:

KeePass Password Safe icon

KeePass Password Safe  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Dominik Reichl

KeePass is a free, open source, light-weight and easy-to-use password manager.

Help how to open:

The only programs capable of working with .kdb files are the original KeePass and its ports like KeePassX.

How to convert:

Latest versions of KeePass still support older .kdb files and can possible export them to newer version should the user need it.

Find conversions from kdb file:

kdb to kdbx

Find converter to kdb file type:

kdbx to kdb

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

Software that open kdb file - KeePass encrypted passwords database

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with kdb file by default:
KeePass Password Safe small icon KeePass Password Safe
Other suggested software:
KeePassX small icon KeePassX

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

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