What is a .GDBTABLE File And How To Open It (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .gdbtable extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .gdbtable file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .GDBTABLE file?

The .GDBTABLE file extension is Geodatabase Table File. The format of this file is binary, and it is a data related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .gdbtable file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .GDBTABLE file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .GDBTABLE file on various operating systems.

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .gdbtable file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the QGIS software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use GDAL and QGIS software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GDBTABLE file

2. The second step is locating 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 QGIS software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .GDBTABLE file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .gdbtable file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the QGIS software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: QGIS.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .GDBTABLE 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: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

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

How to open a .GDBTABLE file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .gdbtable file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the QGIS software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use QGIS software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .GDBTABLE 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the QGIS software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .GDBTABLE file?

If you cannot open the .GDBTABLE file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .GDBTABLE file.gdc – Godot, .gdcb – GandCrab Ransomware Encrypted File, .gde – Mahadevan R, .gdf – GUESS, .gdfmakerproject – Microsoft. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .GDBTABLE file with the QGIS, GDAL programs on Windows, QGIS program on Mac and QGIS software on Linux.