What are CDB files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a CDB file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your CDB files.
What is a CDB file?
CDB files have multiple uses, and CardScan Contacts Database is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
CardScan Contacts Database File
The .cdb (CardScan DataBase) file extension is commonly used with files that constitute a particular 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 are used by outlook, Cardscan search for all possible contact info and then saves it in their database information gathered are formatted in .cdb format.
A .cdb file can be integrated with a CMS or 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.
How to open CDB files
We have identified one CDB opener that is compatible with this specific type of CDB file.
Programs that open CardScan Contacts Database files
Last updated: July 30, 2023
All known file formats using extension .CDB
While CardScan Contacts Database File is a popular type of CDB-file, we know of 5 different uses of the .CDB file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
CodeSuite Database File
We know that one CDB format is CodeSuite Database File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different CDB openers which you will find listed below.
Mactive AdBase Data File
We know that one CDB format is Mactive AdBase Data File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Pocket Access Database File
We know that one CDB format is Pocket Access Database File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Sangduck Database File
We know that one CDB format is Sangduck Database File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of CDB files. Remember, different programs may use CDB 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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