DBF file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .dbf file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .dbf file?
- What program do I need to open a .dbf file?
- How can the .dbf file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .dbf files to another format?
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2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ Aston-Tate dBASE Database
DBF is a database file format for dBASE database management system.
✅ ArcInfo Shapefile Attribute Table Data
DBF file is an ArcInfo Shapefile Attribute Table Data. ArcInfo is a complete and extensible geographic information system.
Other types of files may also use the .dbf file extension.
🔄 .dbf converters
The following softwares are capable of converting .dbf files to other formats:
For example, using the softwares above, a .dbf file can be converted into one of the following formats:
🚫 The .dbf file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
🔴 Can't open a .dbf file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .dbf file association, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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