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What are ODB files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ODB 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 ODB files.

What is an ODB file?

ODB files have multiple uses, and OpenDocument Database is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

OpenDocument Database

The .odb file extension is most commonly associated with the OpenOffice database application.

OpenOffice OpenDocument database files contain XML-based database information used across multiple database software programs.

This file standard was created as an alternative to traditional office database applications, such as Microsoft Access.

How to open ODB files

We have identified two ODB openers that are compatible with this specific type of ODB file.

Programs that open OpenDocument Database files

Last updated: February 24, 2023

All known file formats using extension .ODB

While OpenDocument Database is a popular type of ODB-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .ODB file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

ArcView Object Database

We know that one ODB format is ArcView Object Database. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

ODB opener for Windows

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

ArcView GISArcView GISVerified

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

LibreOfficeLibreOfficeUser submitted
StarOffice BaseStarOffice BaseDiscontinued
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
White Label Office BaseWhite Label Office BaseUser submitted
Ultra-Data BaseUltra-Data BaseUser submitted
GRAMS/AIGRAMS/AIUser submitted
OLIGOOLIGOUser submitted
DataCacheDataCacheUser submitted
sbasesbaseUser submitted
OrgPublisherOrgPublisherUser submitted

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