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

We collected the information you should know about the .dob filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .dob 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.

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.dob - Visual Basic ActiveX Document Form

The DOB file is a Development file, which is connected to the Visual Basic ActiveX Document Form according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Visual Basic ActiveX Document Form (.dob) files can be opened or converted with the help of Visual Basic.

Format description:
DOB format
Visual Basic
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
Visual Basic Class Module
Visual Basic User Control Text
Visual Basic User Control Binary File
Visual Basic Active Designer Cache
Visual Basic ActiveX Document Binary Form
Visual Basic Designer File

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

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

If the program necessary for opening the .dob file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .dob 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 .dob file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .dob extension

The .dob 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 .dob files.

vob, cob, odb, fob, dpb, don, dog, do, dkb, wob, db, rob, ob, eob, dov

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

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

Caligari TrueSpace Object
Abaqus/Explicit Output Database
IBM Content Engine Bulk Import Batch
PLS-CADD Lines and Annotation Data
Windows Bitmap Image
General Database File

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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