.ODB File Extension

File Type:
OpenDocument Database

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

What is a ODB file?

Odb file extension has OpenDocument Database file type, developed by OASIS, which is associated with the "database files" category.

Associated with Apache OpenOffice Base, the database contains an archive of data files, which altogether make up the database. It is also used for saving structured data, including records, tables, etc. The database file is formatted according to the OpenDocument standard.
In order to access the ODB file, users should replace the original extension with the .ZIP file extension, and then decompress the file, using a Zip decompression utility.


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

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File Type:
OpenDocument Database
Database Files

How to open ODB file?

Double click the odb 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 .odb 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 odb 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 odb 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 ODB 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 odb file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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