.ODB File Extension

There are 2 file types use the .ODB file extension:

  1. OpenDocument Database
  2. ABAQUS Database

1. OpenDocument Database

OpenDocument Database
  • Developer Apache Software Foundation
  • Popularity
    3.6 (11 votes)
  • Category Database Files
  • Format Zip

An ODB file contains a database created by Apache OpenOffice Base (OOBase), an open-source desktop relational database program. It stores an archive of data files that comprise the database and is formatted according to the OpenDocument standard. ODB files are used to save structured information such as tables and records.

You can open an ODB file in OpenOffice Base (cross-platform) or LibreOffice Base (cross-platform). In OpenOffice Base, select File → Open... from the program's menu bar to open your ODB file.

You can also decompress your ODB file to manually examine the .XML files and database folder it contains. To do so, rename your ODB file to use the .zip extension and then decompress it with any Zip decompression utility, such as 7-Zip (Windows), Apple Archive Utility (Mac), or B1 Free Archiver (cross-platform).

Software's name License Platforms
7-Zip 7-Zip Open Source LinuxWindows
Apple Archive Utility Apple Archive Utility Bundled Mac
B1 Free Archiver B1 Free Archiver Open Source AndroidLinuxMacWindows
Calligra Suite Calligra Suite Freeware LinuxMacWindows
LibreOffice LibreOffice Open Source LinuxMacWindows
OpenOffice Base OpenOffice Base Free LinuxMacWindows
Planamesa NeoOffice Planamesa NeoOffice Commercial Mac

Updated: May 26, 2021

2. ABAQUS Database

ABAQUS Database

Database referenced by ABAQUS simulations; used for engineering and other analysis purposes.

Software's name License Platforms
ABAQUS/CAE ABAQUS/CAE Windows
ABAQUS/Explicit ABAQUS/Explicit Windows
ABAQUS/Standard ABAQUS/Standard Windows

Updated: May 26, 2021

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