What are DBK files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a DBK 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 DBK file?
DBK files have multiple uses, and DocBook Technical Document is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
DocBook Technical Document
DocBook is a semantic markup language for technical documentation. DocBook enables users to create document content in a presentation-neutral form. In that way, it is easy to publish it in various formats like HTML, PDF, or whatever is required, without having to rewrite it.
How to open DBK files
Important: Different programs may use files with the DBK file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your DBK 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 DBK openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: February 24, 2023
All known file formats using extension .DBK
While DocBook Technical Document is a popular type of DBK-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .DBK file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Sony Ericsson Mobile Phone Backup File
Files that contain the .dbk file extension are compressed backup files that have been created for certain Sony Ericsson mobile phones. These DBK files are produced by the Sony Ericsson PC Suite, a data management application for Sony Ericsson mobile devices that users can install on their PCs.
The DBK files contain backup copies of information that has been stored on the phone, such as the user's contact details.
Orcad Schematic Capture Backup
We know that one DBK format is Orcad Schematic Capture Backup. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
DBK opener for Windows
We have identified one DBK opener that is compatible with this specific type of DBK file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of DBK files. Remember, different programs may use DBK files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Dynacom Accounting||User submitted|
|MYOB Accounting Software||User submitted|
|XMLmind XML Editor||User submitted|
|Microsoft Office||User submitted|
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