.DBML File Extension

Developer:
Microsoft
File Type:
Visual Studio OR Design File
Popularity:

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

What is a DBML file?

Dbml file extension has Visual Studio OR Design file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "developer files" category.

Object Relational Designer is a utility included into Microsoft’s Visual Studio. XML files created by the OR Designer receive the .DBML extension. They store Language-Integrated Query to Structured Query Language entity classes. Visual Studio Code Generator uses DBML files to automatically generate XML, Visual Basic, and C# source code files. This way developers can manipulate records within a database directly like managing native classes within the program. DBML files use XML formatting.  

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

dbml file icon
Developer:
Microsoft
File Type:
Visual Studio OR Design File
Category:
Developer Files
Format:
XML

How to open DBML file?

Double click the dbml 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 .dbml 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 dbml extension associations' problem in no time:

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  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the dbml 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 DBML files

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 dbml file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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