RDB File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a RDB file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .RDB files.

What is a RDB file?

The .rdb file extension is most commonly associated with N64 ROM database files. These files contain a list of games created for Nintendo 64 emulation applications. The RDB files do not contain the actual game files themselves. They only contain a database of referenced N64 ROM game files.

The .rdb file extension is also used for Darkbot random database files, Gear CD suite files, Oracle database root files, Redis database files, TrueVector rules database files, Value Navigator database files and Roxio Retrospect backup set files.

How to open RDB files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension RDB for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension RDB

While we know of one file format using the .RDB file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .RDB file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

ACT! by SageACT! by SageUser submitted
RetrospectRetrospectUser submitted
WaveReaderWaveReaderUser submitted
AcSELerator QuickSetAcSELerator QuickSetUser submitted
Microsoft FRxMicrosoft FRxUser submitted
Output Viewer 3DROutput Viewer 3DRUser submitted
Output ViewerOutput ViewerUser submitted
dbForge Studio for MySQLdbForge Studio for MySQLUser submitted
Rugrats Print ShopRugrats Print ShopUser submitted
ACT! for Real EstateACT! for Real EstateUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with RDB-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with RDB-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!