What is a dbf file?


DBF files contain file headers which describe the structure of the data in the file. A program that reads the file does not require prior knowledge of the data structure. Although there are more sophisticated database formats the .dbf file format, is still widely used in many applications needing a simple format to store structured data. There is a need for a compact dbf viewer and dbf editor that will cope with the rich functionality of these well-established dBase and XBase dbf file formats by offering rapid and reliable on-the-fly access to the data.

Enter DBF Manager!



You can export dbf file data to dbf, sql, csv, txt, xls, html file formats.

This advanced DBF data management solution for all database users is packed with features normally found only in top end software. The built-in dbf editor of DBF Manager offers safe and secure access to the internals of the dBase dbf file format that is used by a variety of applications including Clipper, dBase, Visual FoxPro, dbf Foxpro, dbf cdx and Dbu. The wealth of highly sophisticated features includes comprehensive support for data structure modification. It also offers comprehensive data editing, data conversion and sophisticated search and replace features that are carefully tailored to suit the data type of interest. If, for example, the data type is date then a calendar display will pop up that offers convenient date editing features. If a memo display is appropriate for the data type it will automatically appear in an edit memo field. Common index searching combined with a high speed text search algorithm results in rapid data searches among any selection of database fields in your dbf files. DBF Manager supports filtered searches as well as searches within scopes. The dbf view search results can, of course, be printed out if this is required.

How to convert dbf files to other formats?

Open existing dbf file in DBF Manager program and then use File->Export menu item for exporting dbf file to CSV, XLS, HTML, SQL, RTF format.

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