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Informations about the DEB filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .deb filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .deb file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.deb - Debian Package

The DEB file is a Archive file, which is connected to the Debian Package according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Debian Package (.deb) files can be opened or converted with the help of DPKG (Linux).

Format description:
DEB format
DPKG (Linux)
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
777 Compressed Archive
MediaMonkey Installation Package
BlackBerry Phone Backup
Encryption Wizard Archive
Android Application Package
LZW Compressed Amiga Archive

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .deb file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .deb extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .deb files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .deb file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .deb file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .deb file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .deb file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .deb extension

The .deb filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .deb files.

seb, db, feb, edb, dwb, drb, dev, deh, de, web, dbe, reb, eeb, eb, dsb

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .deb file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .deb extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

General Database File
Microsoft Exchange Database
Data Flask Formula
DrawExpress Diagram Document
ActiveSync Backup
Sybase PowerDesigner Free Model Backup

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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