PDB File Type

- The quick facts

What are PDB files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PDB 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 PDB file?

PDB files have multiple uses, and Palm Pilot Data is one of them.

Palm Pilot Data File

Palm PDB is a standard data format used on Palm handheld devices. They can contain anything from documents to images, spreadsheets, and ringtones. A lot of different Palm programs use them for different purposes.

How to open PDB files

Important: Different programs may use files with the PDB file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PDB 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 PDB openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 17, 2022

All known file formats using extension .PDB

While Palm Pilot Data File is a popular type of PDB-file, we know of 12 different uses of the .PDB extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Protein DataBank

We know that one PDB format is Protein DataBank. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

PDB opener for Windows

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


More file formats using the PDB extension

Through our research of PDB files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

Microsoft Program Database

BGBlitz Position Database

GrayPaint Bitmap

HP 100/200lx Palmtop Phonebook

LAMPWords Dictionary Databases

Merriam-Webster's Pocket Dictionary

SmartList To Go Database

The Print Shop Deluxe Banner

Treo Phone Skin

zTXT eBook

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

palmOne Quick InstallpalmOne Quick InstallUser submitted
Palm Quick InstallPalm Quick InstallUser submitted
Palm DesktopPalm DesktopUser submitted
STDU ViewerSTDU ViewerUser submitted
The Print ShopThe Print ShopUser submitted
The Print Shop Premier EditionThe Print Shop Premier EditionUser submitted
iSiloiSiloUser submitted
CalibreCalibreUser submitted
E-book viewerE-book viewerUser submitted
progeCAD ProfessionalprogeCAD ProfessionalUser submitted