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Opening CDB files

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What is a CDB file?

The .cdb (CardScan DataBase) file extension is commonly known to be used in files that constitute a special business database used as a reference by the CardScan contact management system (cms) solutions. CDB is a file extension for a database file used by Cardscan. Today, Cardscan is known as DYMO.

The Cardscan program is specialized in gathering contact information from business cards. The process is done through OCR (optical character recognition) technology. By scanning business cards either paper cards or electronic cards like vCards that is used by outlook, Cardscan search for all possible contact info and then save it in their database information gathered are formatted in .cdb format.

A .cdb file can be integrated with a CMS or with most Personal Information Management (PIM) software. The .cdb file extension is also associated with TCU Turbo C Utilities Main database files, conceptual model backup files (PowerDesigner) and Clipboard files databases.

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About File Extension CDB

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