DBK File Type

- The quick facts

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.

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 10 different DBK openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: June 19, 2022

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 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.

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

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.

OrCAD CaptureOrCAD CaptureVerified

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.

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