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What are DBS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a DBS 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 DBS files.

What is a DBS file?

DBS files have multiple uses, and Cavewars Sounds Archive is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Cavewars Sounds Archive

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 DBS files

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

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

Last updated: July 31, 2023

All known file formats using extension .DBS

While Cavewars Sounds Archive is a popular type of DBS-file, we know of 5 different uses of the .DBS file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

DB/TextWorks Database Textbase Structure file

.DBS files are identified as structure files used in DB/TextWorks. These .DBS files contain the text identifiers or labels of specific file formats within the DB/TextWorks database.

These files determine how files are organized through text labels in the database of a company or organization using the DB/TextWorks software. A database structures files in an efficient way where they can be searched, organized, shared, or removed by users.

DB/TextWorks is a database system software that was released by Inmagic, Inc in 1995.

DBSchema Project

.DBS files are the saved project files of DBSchema. DBSchema is a software program used to create and manage database systems. The user can edit a project file until he is satisfied with the functions of the designed database.

DBSchema has user-friendly features that allow users to visually create and edit databases without the need for complex programming languages like SQL.

DBS opener for Windows

We have identified one DBS opener that is compatible with this specific type of DBS file.


Locate32 Database container

.DBS files are database container files accessed by the Locate32 software. A database container is an application that houses all the necessary files or configurations to run a database.

Locate32 is a file finder software that accesses directories or folders of files on your computer. These files are the indexed or organized files that Locate32 can search instantly.

SQLBase Database File

We know that one DBS format is SQLBase 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 DBS files. Remember, different programs may use DBS 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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