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.MDB File Extension

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File Type 1Microsoft Access Database

DeveloperMicrosoft
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CategoryDatabase Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Database file created by Microsoft Access, a widely-used desktop relational database program; contains the database structure (tables and fields) and database entries (table rows) as well as data entry forms, queries, stored procedures, reports, and database security settings.

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Access is included with some Microsoft Office software packages, but it is only available for Windows. MDB files may be imported by a variety of other programs.

Program(s) that open .MDB files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Microsoft Access 2013
SAS Institute SAS
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Freewind MDB Converter
Microsoft Visual Studio 2013
MDB Viewer Plus
CGF Shop Data Management Center
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
MDB Viewer
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Linux LogoLinux
Kexi
SAS Institute SAS
mdb-export
Updated 11/9/2012

File Type 2Avid Media Database

DeveloperAvid Technology
Popularity
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CategoryData Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Database file used by several different Avid video editing and finishing software products; contains indexed information about the media assets used by a video editing project; used as a cache that tracks the resources with up-to-date information.

More Information

MDB files are generated automatically by the software in the folders where media assets reside. If they are deleted, the software rebuilds them.

Program(s) that open .MDB files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Avid Media Composer
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Avid Media Composer
Updated 5/10/2011