DBC File Type

- The quick facts

What are DBC files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a DBC 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 a DBC file?

A .DBC file is a DBC Communication Database for CAN file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open DBC files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different DBC openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: September 20, 2017

Suggest another file format using extension DBC

While we know of one file format using the .DBC 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 .DBC file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Microsoft Visual FoxProMicrosoft Visual FoxProUser submitted
CANdb++CANdb++User submitted
SQL Alias ManagerSQL Alias ManagerUser submitted
XV ImagingXV ImagingUser submitted
DIBACDIBACUser submitted
Dibac PlusDibac PlusUser submitted
Internetpasswortsafe LTInternetpasswortsafe LTUser submitted
Dibac Professional CADDibac Professional CADUser submitted
CopperCopperUser submitted
Dibac IMDibac IMUser submitted