File Extension ODB

.ODB File

File extension: ODB
File type: OpenDocument (Ver 2) Database
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Notes about the ODB file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The ODB file type is primarily associated with 'OpenOffice/StarOffice' by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. This file format is part of the Open Document Format for Office Applications (OpenDocument) 1.0 specification. This OASIS format is expected to become an industry standard for sharing documents. It is being adopted by the OpenOffice/StarOffice version 2 software suite but may appear in other products as well.

Detailed information for file extension ODB:


Primary association: OpenOffice/StarOffice
Company: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
File classification: XML
Identifying characters Hex: 50 4B 03 04 , ASCII: PK
Related links: OASIS Detailed File Format Information, OpenOffice.org 2.0 Office Suite New Features

Other applications associated with file type ODB:

  • ABAQUS (File) by ABAQUS, Inc.ABAQUS, Inc. is a provider of software for advanced finite element analysis.
  • Abaqus/CAE (Binary Output File) by Dassault SystèmesAbaqus/CAE is a complete solution for Abaqus finite element modeling, visualization, and process automation. CAE creates the .inp file which you can edit and run by the command line, or you can submit jobs from within CAE. Other files are .cae (CAE model file), .odb, .dat, .log, .msg, and .sta. The .dat is the text output file that will contain results. The .odb file is the binary output file that will be read during post-processing to view graphical results. The .log file keeps a text record of all processes and is useful for checking the status of the analysis. The .msg lists the progress of the analysis, as well as provides some messages about why an analysis might have crashed (this information is often within the .dat file as well). The .sta file is a summary of the information contained in the .msg file, and is useful for monitoring the status of long-running jobs during their computation
  • ArcView (Object Database ASCII File) by ESRIODB format Related links: GIS Info
  • Organizers Database (ODB) (Database) by Organizers' CollaborativeODB is Windows-based database software that is designed for smaller nonprofit organizations. The ODB data file is not intended to be opened from Windows, though an experienced user may rename the odb file to ".MDB" and then open the file using Microsoft Access. In the 1.0 version of ODB the file is in the Access 2000 format. This association is classified as Database. Related links: ODB User's Manual
  • Psion (Organiser Datafile and LZ Diary File) by Psion PLCPlain ASCII file where records are seperated by CR/LF, fields by TAB. This association is classified as Database.
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .ODB

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: Orca.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Orca\Orca.exe %1

ProgramID: opendocument.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.74\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: opendocument.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.95\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: opendocument.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.104\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: opendocument.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.100\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: opendocument.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.79\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: FamtreeV5.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\My family projects v5\FamtreeV5.exe %1

ProgramID: opendocument.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.125\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: opendocument.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 2.0\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: opendocument.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 1.9.118\program\soffice.exe -o %1

ProgramID: opendocument.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Sun\StarOffice 8\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: opendocument.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 2.1\program\soffice.exe -o

ProgramID: opendocument.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\OpenOffice.org 2.2\program\sbase.exe -o

ProgramID: opendocument.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Sun\StarOffice 8\program\sbase.exe -o

ProgramID: opendocument.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\BrOffice.org 2.3\program\sbase.exe -o

ProgramID: ooostub.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Sun\OpenOffice.org Installer 1.0\ooostub.exe -o

ProgramID: opendocument.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\openoffice aechivos\OpenOffice.org 3\program\sbase.exe -o

ProgramID: opendocument.DatabaseDocument.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Sun\StarSuite 9\program\sbase.exe -o


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