.XDB File Extension

File Type:
Symantec Virus Database File

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

What is a XDB file?

Xdb file extension has Symantec Virus Database file type, developed by Symantec, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Commonly applied by Symantec AntiVirus, the file provides up-to-date virus definitions. It allows sharing virus definitions via the Internet. XDB files are usually distributed to client applications as .VDB files.

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

xdb file icon
File Type:
Symantec Virus Database File
Data Files

How to open XDB file?

Double click the xdb 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 .xdb 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 xdb 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 xdb 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 XDB files

  • Windows Windows
    • Symantec EndPoint Protection 12 Symantec EndPoint Protection 12

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

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