Open KDB file

KDB files: what are they and how do I open them?

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.kdb file type #1: KeePass encrypted passwords database

Files with kdb file extension be found as encrypted password stashes from earlier version of KeePass password manager.

Further details:

The kdb file extension is nowadays mainly associated with the KeePass, a password management software available for Microsoft Windows, Mac, Linux etc.

The .kdb file from KeePass represents an encrypted passwords database used in first versions of the program. The latest versions use kdbx databases instead.

KeePass databases are typically made up by two things:

  • a header (not encrypted) containing various information on how to decrypt the database and information on the database
  • the database, in XML and encrypted (normally).

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KeePass Password Safe

Open source easy-to-use password manager

KeePassX icon


A password and secure data management program

MiniKeePass - Secure Password Manager icon

MiniKeePass - Secure Password Manager

A secure password storage for iPhone

.kdb file type #2: Doobs database

Files with kdb file extension can be also found as old databases for old Doobs viewer app for Pocket PC.

Further details:

The kdb file extension is also used by Doobs, a small database viewer for the Pocket PC. The kdb file contains Doobs database.

Note: There was also some old database format from kusziDataBase that shared same kdb extension. This one seems to be discontinued and no longer used as well.

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An export tool for pocket PCs

.kdb file type #3: kinodb database

Files with kdb file extension can also be found as databases from kinodb platform-independent approach to database design and user interface implementation by datb.

Further details:

The kdb extension can be also use for some kind of proprietary database format from kinodb, a platform-independent approach to database design and user interface implementation by datb.

Probably only used in software solutions developed by datb.

What is the meaning of a file extension?

File extensions are characters that appear after the dot in a computer file's name. For example, the file "unknown-file.kdb" has the file extension "kdb". This is used to identify which program should open the file or what file type it is.
File extensions help you organize and manage files. They provide a quick and easy way to identify and associate the file type with the appropriate software.

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