How to open a file with .dbx extension?

File Type : Document file type
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .dbx file

Searching for the right program to open .dbx files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.


What is .dbx file extension?

The .DBX extension is used by the folder created by Outlook Express, a Microsoft email program. It contains email messages for a specific mailbox that are typically saved within the ""Documents and Settings"" user directory. They might be copied to another folder in order to backup e-mail messages.DBX folders have names corresponding to their email mailbox. For example, Inbox.dbx, Sent Items.dbx, Drafts.dbx, and Deleted Items.dbx. are the common names. Folders.dbx stores the master index for all the mailboxes. If this folder is missing, Outlook Express will re-index the mailboxes and recreate it.Important: DBX folders should only be opened in Outlook Express. If the DBX folders are opened or edited manually, they can become corrupted and cause malfunctioning of Outlook Express.
You can see a list of software programs here on www.easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open dbxfiles:

  • Microsoft Outlook Express
  • Microsoft Windows Mail
  • Microsoft Windows Live Mail
  • Remo Recover Outlook Express
  • OE-Mail Recovery
  • DBXtract