What is a .VDB File And How To Open It – DreamWorks Animation

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .vdb extension. Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .vdb file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .VDB file?

The .VDB file extension stands for OpenVDB Volume Database File. This file extension was developed by DreamWorks Animation. The file is a data related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .VDB file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .VDB file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the DreamWorks Animation OpenVDB software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: DreamWorks Animation OpenVDB.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .VDB 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 DreamWorks Animation OpenVDB software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .VDB file on Mac

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .VDB file

2. The second step is locating 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: 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 DreamWorks Animation OpenVDB software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .VDB file on Linux

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

1. In the first step you need to download the DreamWorks Animation OpenVDB software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use DreamWorks Animation OpenVDB software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .VDB 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the DreamWorks Animation OpenVDB software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .VDB file?

If you cannot open the .VDB file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .VDB file.vdb – Symantec. 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 .VDB file with the DreamWorks Animation OpenVDB program on Windows, DreamWorks Animation OpenVDB program on Mac and DreamWorks Animation OpenVDB software on Linux.