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.MDB File Extension

File Type 1Microsoft Access Database

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
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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.

What is a MDB file?

An MDB file is a database file created by Microsoft Access, a widely-used desktop relational database program. It 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.

More Information

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.

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Programs that open MDB files
Windows
Microsoft Access 2016
SAS Institute SAS
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Freewind MDB Converter
Microsoft Visual Studio 2015
MDB Viewer Plus
Mac
MDB Viewer
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Linux
Kexi
SAS Institute SAS
mdb-export
Web
MDBopener.com
Updated 4/19/2016

File Type 2Avid Media Database

DeveloperAvid Technology
Popularity
2.6 (9 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryData Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a MDB file?

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.

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Programs that open MDB files
Windows
Avid Media Composer
Mac
Avid Media Composer
Updated 5/10/2011

.MDB Extension Information

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