ADB File

What are ADB files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ADB file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an ADB file?

ADB files have multiple uses, and CorelCENTRAL Address Book is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

CorelCENTRAL Address Book

ADB is short for Address Book, and these files contain appointments, contacts, emails, and other data entered through CorelCENTRAL, a Personal Information Management application by Corel. The address book imports all your current clients into its database from sources like your Windows or MAPI address books. You can even synchronize your CorelCENTRAL with your Microsoft Outlook account; this allows for CorelCENTRAL to remind you of important meetings.

How to open ADB files

Important: Different programs may use files with the ADB file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your ADB file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different ADB openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: December 15, 2021

More file formats using the ADB extension

Through our research of ADB files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • HP Phone/Database/Note database

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of ADB files. Remember, different programs may use ADB files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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Asset Manager StandardAsset Manager StandardUser submitted
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