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.ODB File Extension

2 file types use the .odb file extension.

File Type 1OpenDocument Database

DeveloperOASIS
Popularity
3.1 (13 Votes)
CategoryDatabase Files
FormatZip

What is an ODB file?

An ODB file contains a database created by Apache OpenOffice Base (OOBase), an open source desktop relational database program. It stores an archive of data files that comprise the database and is formatted according to the OpenDocument standard. ODB files are used to save structured information such as tables and records.

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Screenshot of a .odb file in Apache OpenOffice Base 4.1.3

ODB file open in Apache OpenOffice Base 4.1.3

OpenDocument databases contain a collection of files and folders that are compressed using Zip compression. They include settings.xml, context.xml, and manifest.xml files, as well as a database folder that contains the following files:

  • properties: stores database settings
  • script: contains table definitions
  • data: contains the current state of the database
  • backup: stores a compressed backup of the last consistent database state
  • log: records changes to the database
To examine the contents of an ODB file manually, rename the ".odb" file extension to ".zip" and decompress the file with any Zip decompression utility.

NOTE: Apache OpenOffice was previously OpenOffice.org.

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Programs that open ODB files
Updated 4/15/2019

File Type 2ABAQUS Database

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
2.8 (6 Votes)
CategoryDatabase Files
FormatN/A

.ODB File Association 2

Database referenced by ABAQUS simulations; used for engineering and other analysis purposes.

Programs that open ODB files
Windows
ABAQUS/Standard
ABAQUS/Explicit
ABAQUS/CAE
Updated 2006

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