.DBT File Extension

Database Text File

A DBT file stores text for memo fields in databases. Databases point to DBT file locations storing HTML text. If a database has memo fields, its DBF file references the DBT file location. Memo fields ...

General Information

Title DBT File Extension
Extension .dbt
Full Form Database Text File
File Type Text Database
Developer dBASE, Various
MIME Type text/plain

File Function

Primary Function Store data
Additional Functions Support database
Features Text format, Used with DBF

File Characteristics

Quality Plain text
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency No
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Data Management Yes
Enterprise Applications Yes
Reporting Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Exposure of sensitive data
Best Practices Access controls, Encryption

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 1980s
Latest Update Varies by software

Associated Types

Related Extensions .dbf, .fpt, .cdx

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
dBASE Paid Windows
Microsoft Access Paid Windows
XBase Paid Cross-platform