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Details of the .dbg file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .dbg file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .dbg file?
  • What program do I need to open a .dbg file?
  • How can the .dbg file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .dbg?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dbg extension?
  • How can I convert .dbg files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .dbg?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.dbg file extension details

Microsoft Visual Studio Debug File

Microsoft Visual Studio Debug File .dbg file icon
DBG file is a Microsoft Visual Studio Debug File. DBG files are portable executable (PE) format files that contain debug information in Codeview format for the Visual Studio debugger.
Category: Development files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DBG aliases:
DBG related links:
DBG related extensions:
Windows Command File

Windows Dynamic Linked Llibrary

Executable File

Microsoft Visual Studio Solution

Microsoft Developer Studio Workspace

Microsoft Developer Studio Project

Microsoft Visual InterDev Project

Visual Studio Solution User Options

Microsoft Resource Library

Other types of files may also use the .dbg file extension.

.dbg file extension error

The .dbg file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

dng, dvg, db, dbf, dfg, cbg, bg, dbb, fbg, dg, sbg, dbt, vbg, dbr, dbn

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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open .dbg file

Can't open a .dbg 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 .dbg file association, check the FAQ.

.dbg file extension

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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