What is a .DBA File And How To Open It – The Game Creators

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Have you downloaded a file with .dba extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .dba file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .DBA file?

The file extension .DBA is DarkBASIC Source Code File. The creator of this file extension is The Game Creators. The format of this development related file is text.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .dba file on 1 platform.

How to open a .DBA file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .DBA file on various operating systems.

How to open a .DBA file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .dba file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the The Game Creators DarkBASIC software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use The Game Creators DarkBASIC and Microsoft Notepad software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DBA file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the The Game Creators DarkBASIC software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .DBA file?

If you cannot open the .DBA file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .DBA file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .dba – Crytek, .dba – Palm. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .DBA file with the The Game Creators DarkBASIC, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows.