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File Type 1Microsoft Works 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.

Definition

Database created with the Microsoft Works database program; similar to an Access Database (.MDB file), but with more limitations; uses a proprietary data format that cannot be opened by MS Access.

More Information

To open a Works database in Access, first open the file in MS Works. Then export the database as a .DBF file. Then import the DBF file into MS Access.

NOTE: Some versions of WDB files can be converted to .CSV files and Excel spreadsheets using the Works Database Converter. However, some fields may not convert correctly.

Programs that open WDB files
Windows
Microsoft Works
CodeAlchemists Works Database Converter
R&L WKS/WDB Converter
Mac
LawBox LLC WDB Viewer Pro
Updated 11/13/2015

File Type 2Blizzard World of Warcraft Database File

DeveloperBlizzard Entertainment
Popularity
3.3 (3 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryGame Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

Definition

Database cache file created by World of Warcraft, a massively multiplayer role-playing game (MMORPG); contains game data downloaded from game servers; may store information about items, creatures, non-player characters (NPCs), and quests; used for downloading and caching game content.

More Information

Examples of WDB files include creaturecache.wdb, gameobjectcache.wdb, itemcache.wdb, npccache.wdb, and questcache.wdb.

Programs that open WDB files
Windows
Blizzard World of Warcraft
Mac
Blizzard World of Warcraft
Updated 8/5/2010