.DBD File Extension

File Type:
DemoShield Project

Having trouble opening .dbd extension? Don't panic! This page explains what dbd files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open dbd files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a DBD file?

Dbd file extension has DemoShield Project file type, developed by Macrovision, which is associated with the "data files" category.

DemoShield is an application for creating demo versions of software programs. Demo projects created in this program are saved with the DBD extension. DBD files can be used for multimedia presentation authoring. The format allows distributing finalized demo projects on discs or via the Web. Macrovision is the original developer of the DemoShield software, which was combined with InstallShield. DemoShield was canceled in 2007.    

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

dbd file icon
File Type:
DemoShield Project
Data Files

How to open DBD file?

Double click the dbd file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .dbd extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the dbd extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the dbd file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open DBD files

  • Windows Windows
    • Macrovision DemoShield Macrovision DemoShield

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the dbd file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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