File Extension DB
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DB File Extension Description
DB files are attached to the Windows XP thumbnail database file. This file type is often hidden. It is also classified as a system file.
The file extension .db is often used with the file name Thumbs. This file is used if the program chooses to view graphic files such as thumbnails.
Once this is achieved, the collection of thumbnails is stored with the .db file extension. If the thumbnail database file is deleted, the system creates a new one. The thumbnail database file is stored with the graphic images folder. It allows users to activate the view as thumbnails option faster.
Programs that Use .DB Type Files
Mozilla Firefox uses the DB file extension. Firefox is an Internet browser that uses the .db file extension for its client certificates and security modules.
To make sure that web pages are secure and do not contain malicious software, they use certificates. The browser can recognize certificates. Collected certificates are stored in databases with the DB file extension.
Another program that uses the DB file extension is the ArcView program from ESRI. The program is used to gather geographical and mapping information. Information gathered is stored in a database with the file extension .db.
DIGIBooster also uses the file extension .db. The program was a tracker developed by Tap & Walt and INV. It was originally designed for the Amiga computer. Tracker programs create electronic music by using samples. The sample used by the applications can contain notes, vive or instruments. The DIGIBooster can also have special effects available, which can be used on the samples. A finished song or track is saved with the .db file extension. The program can further edit saved projects with the file extension .db. The tracker music project can also be converted to other formats by the application.
Products by ANSYS, Inc. also use the .db file extension for its databases. The company has data management systems, which rely on databases for storing information.
If .DB files wont open on your computer then follow these steps:
- Check to see if you have one of the programs above installed. If you do and .DB files still wont open then proceed to step two below.
- Make sure Windows is set to open .DB files with the appropriate program. The easiest way to do this is to download Filecure and then select the manage tab on the left. This feature is available free in the Filecure application.
- If the problem persists then download Filecure if you haven't already, and Click the big green "Start Scan" Button. It takes about 30 seconds to scan your computer for all file extension associations. Once the scan is finished you will see if any problems are detected. If so then Click the Green "Fix Now" Button.
- Try to open your .DB File again, The problem should be fixed.
If you still have issues with this file, please click the Ask a Question button at the top right corner of this page.
- Common Path:
www.microsoft.com (Windows XP), www.mozilla.org (Mozilla Firefox) and more
- Associated Applications:
Windows XP, DIGIBooster, Mozilla Firefox, ArcView, ANSYS Database
Additional DB File Info:
Microsoft, Mozilla Firefox, Arcview and others, DB File Created by: various
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