Files with wdb extension can be mainly found as older databases from the discontinued Microsoft Works office software bundle.

There is one other file type using
the WDB file extension!

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WDB file extension - Microsoft Works database

What is wdb file? How to open wdb files?

File type specification:

Database file type icon Database file type

wdb file icon: wdb filetype icon

File extension wdb is most likely best known for its use in Microsoft Works, a now discontinued office suite produced by Microsoft, which was offered as smaller, less expensive, and with fewer features alternative to the Microsoft Office suite. Its core functionality includes a word processor, a spreadsheet and a database.

A .wdb file contains database created in Microsoft Works. It is the default database format of the program.

MIME type used by wdb database files:

This wdb 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.

Updated: November 22, 2023

The default software associated to open wdb file:

Microsoft Works icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Works  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Works is office suite developed as cheaper substitute of Microsoft Office. Works includes word processor, spreadsheet, database management and calendar. Older versions also included terminal emulation tool. Microsoft Works is able to open Microsoft Office documents.

Works is discontinued product and it was replaced by Microsoft Office Starter edition.

Help how to open:

It seems that .wdb files can only be opened in Microsoft Works and the support in other database programs is somewhat limited.

How to convert:

Microsoft Works databases may be exported to common formats like CSV which then can be imported to most modern database managers / spreadsheets editors.

Find conversions from wdb file:

wdb to csv

wdb to doc

wdb to excel

wdb to pdf

wdb to xlr

wdb to xls

wdb to xlsx

Find converter to wdb file type:

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

Software that open wdb file - Microsoft Works database

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

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