.SQLITE File Extension

SQLite Database File

The .db extension tells that it is a binary data file. The .sqlite extension invites users to open and mess it up. It depends on usage. sqlite file extension is for database files in SQLite format. De...

General Information

Title SQLITE File Extension
Extension .sqlite
Full Form SQLite Database File
File Type Database File
Developer D. Richard Hipp
MIME Type application/x-sqlite3

File Function

Primary Function Store data
Additional Functions Data manipulation, Data retrieval
Features Self-contained, Serverless, Zero-configuration, Transactional

File Characteristics

Quality High reliability
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes, with tools

Use Cases

Embedded Systems Yes
Application File Format Yes
Web Browsers Yes
Data Analysis Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks File corruption, SQL injection
Best Practices Regular backup, Parameterized queries

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2000
Latest Version Check sqlite.org

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .db, .db3, .sqlite3, .s3db

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
SQLite Browser Free Windows, Mac, Linux
DB4S Free Windows, Mac, Linux
SQLPro for SQLite Paid Mac
DBeaver Free, Paid versions Windows, Mac, Linux