A thumbdata file extension is related to the Google Android and used for its temporary thumbnail database files.

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THUMBDATA file extension - Google Android thumbnail database

What is thumbdata file? How to open thumbdata files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

The thumbdata file extension is associated with the Google Android, an operating system based on Linux kernel developed for smart phones, tablets and also other devices, like televisions, digital TV receivers etc.

The thumbdata file stores temporary thumbnail database generated by Android for pictures and other multimedia content stored on the phone's local data storage, or SD card.

Behind thumbdata extension are two dashes "--" and number generated randomly depending on the device or something else.



Updated: June 11, 2021

The default software associated to open thumbdata file:

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Google Inc.

A popular operating system for smart phones and tablet computers developed by the Google. Android is based on the Linux kernel. Basic Android's applications are closely related to Google account and services such as Gmail, Calendar, Maps, YouTube, etc.

Applications for Android are written in Java source code but finally compiled for Android Dalvik virtual machine. In Android 4.4 and later is used new runtime environment called Android Runtime (ART) with JIT compiler.

New applications for Android are available on the Google Play a one of the basic applications in clean Android installation.

Google Android operating system versions:

  • Android 9 Pie
  • Android 8 O (Oreo)
  • Android 7 Nougat
  • Android 6 Marshmallow
  • Android 5 Lollipop
  • 4.4.x KitKat
  • 4.3.x Jellybean
  • 4.2.x Jellybean
  • 4.1.x Jellybean
  • 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 3.x.x Honeycomb
  • 2.3.x Gingerbread
  • 2.2 Froyo
  • 2.1 Eclair
  • 1.6 Donut
  • 1.5 Cupcake

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More information about Android THUMBDATA files

Help how to open:

These files are not meant to be opened directly and only server for cache purpose. You can safely delete them if needed.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

Find conversions from thumbdata file:

thumbdata to doc

thumbdata to jpeg

thumbdata to jpg

thumbdata to mp3

thumbdata to mp4

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

Programs that can create thumbdata file - Google Android thumbnail database

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

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