DB-JOURNAL File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a DB-JOURNAL file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .DB-JOURNAL files.

What is a DB-JOURNAL file?

The DB-JOURNAL file format was developed for the use of SQLite, which is a database management software for Windows, Mac OS X and various Linux distributions. These .db-journal files are also known as SQLite database journal files.The .db-journal file format is a database archive format used by SQLite to store data that is associated with the main database file. SQLite does not store an image of the entire database in one single file. Instead, this software distributes the data between multiple db-journal files and the main database file.Primarily used as a database file format, the data stored in these DB-JOURNAL files is encoded with UTF-8 specifications. This means standard text editing applications like Notepad for Window and Apple TextEdit for Mac OS X can be used to open these .db-journal files.

How to open DB-JOURNAL files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension DB-JOURNAL for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different DB-JOURNAL openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension DB-JOURNAL

While we know of one file format using the .DB-JOURNAL file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .DB-JOURNAL file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of DB-JOURNAL files. Remember, different programs may use DB-JOURNAL 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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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with DB-JOURNAL-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
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