What is a .SDB File And How To Open It – Apache Software Foundation (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .sdb extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .sdb file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .SDB file?

The .SDB file extension comes from OpenOffice Base Database File. This file extension belongs to the developer Apache Software Foundation. The format of this database related file is binary.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .sdb file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .SDB file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the OpenOffice Base software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use OpenOffice Base software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SDB 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the OpenOffice Base software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SDB file on Mac

The .sdb file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SDB 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: 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the OpenOffice Base software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .SDB file on Linux

The .sdb file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the OpenOffice Base software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is OpenOffice Base.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SDB file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the OpenOffice Base software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .SDB file?

If you are still unable to open the .SDB file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .SDB file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .sdb – Computers & Structures, .sdb – Microsoft, .sdb – SocialDecks, .sdb – Integrated Data Processing, .sdb – ProSaldo, .sdb – SparkleDB AS. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .SDB file with the OpenOffice Base program on Windows, OpenOffice Base program on Mac and OpenOffice Base software on Linux.