WDB File - opening and understanding

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

What is a WDB file?

Files that contain the .wdb file extension are most commonly associated with the Microsoft Works database software application. The files with the .wdb extension contain database files that have been created with the Microsoft Works database application.

The WDB files are similar to the MDB files that are created by the Microsoft Access database software, but the WDB files have more limitations and are not as versatile as the Access files.

The World of Warcraft computer game also uses the .wdb file suffix. World of Warcraft is a popular MMORPG online computer game. The WDB files that are used by this program contain cache files that are created by the program during a user's game play.

How to open WDB 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 WDB for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 8 different WDB openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension WDB

While we know of one file format using the .WDB 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 .WDB file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
Integrated Software PackageIntegrated Software PackageUser submitted
Microsoft Works DatabaseMicrosoft Works DatabaseUser submitted
OpenOffice.org BaseOpenOffice.org BaseUser submitted
Autodesk ViewAutodesk ViewUser submitted
W-EditW-EditUser submitted
WinPATS MxWinPATS MxUser submitted
Jepssen Editor StudioJepssen Editor StudioUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with WDB-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 WDB-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!