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the LDB file extension!

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LDB file extension - Microsoft Access Record-Locking Information

What is ldb file? How to open ldb files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

ldb file icon: ldb filetype icon

File extension ldb is associated with Microsoft Access, a database management system, part of Microsoft Office Suite, developed by Microsoft Corporation.

The LDB format was used by Microsoft Access prior version 2007 for database lock files. The latest versions of Microsoft Access are using the laccdb files for databases instead.

Whenever an mdb file is opened, an ldb file with the same file is created.

This type of ldb files plays an important role in the multiuser scheme of the Microsoft Jet database engine. The ldb file is used to determine which records are locked in a shared database and by whom.

Updated: April 22, 2024

The default software associated to open ldb file:

Microsoft Access icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Access  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A popular relational database management system for Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Access is sold as stand-alone application, or as a part of Microsoft Office suite Professional edition and higher. Access uses own database format, to build databases, based on Jet Database Engine and also can import databases created by other applications.

Common file extensions for Access databases are accdb and mdb (previous MS Access versions).

Help how to open:

It is not possible to access this file directly.

How to convert:

This file type is not meant to be converted to anything else, it is generated as file-locking mechanism only and does not contain any useful data.

Find converter to ldb file type:

laf to ldb

ld2 to ldb

txt to ldb

Related links:

Introduction to LDB files in Access 2000

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

Programs that can create ldb file - Microsoft Access Record-Locking Information

Programs supporting the exension ldb on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Access for create ldb file action.

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