Microsoft Works Database

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== Identification ==
 
== Identification ==
Some or all early WDB files begin with (hex) {{magic|20 54 02 00 00 00 05 54 02 00}}.
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Early WDB files (versions 1-2) may begin with (hex) {{magic|20 54 02 00 00 00 05 54 02 00}}.
  
Later versions are based on [[Microsoft Compound File]] format. The ''root CLSID'' {00021303-0000-0000-c000-000000000046} has been observed.
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Later versions 3-9 are based on [[Microsoft Compound File]] format. The ''root CLSID'' {00021303-0000-0000-c000-000000000046} has been observed.
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==Screenshots==
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[[Image:MSWorksDatabase6.0-SaveAsDialog.png|300px]]
  
 
== Links ==
 
== Links ==

Latest revision as of 16:07, 27 October 2020

File Format
Name Microsoft Works Database
Ontology
Extension(s) .wdb, .bdb
PRONOM fmt/256, others

Microsoft Works Database is the native database format of the Microsoft Works office suite.

See Microsoft Works for more information and resources.

Contents

[edit] Identifiers

Format Version Ext. PRONOM
Microsoft Works Database for DOS 1.05 .wdb fmt/169
Microsoft Works Database for DOS 1.12 .wdb fmt/170
Microsoft Works Database for DOS 2.0 .wdb fmt/171
Microsoft Works Database for DOS 3 .wdb fmt/259
Microsoft Works Database for DOS 3a .wdb fmt/260
Microsoft Works Database for DOS 3b .wdb fmt/261
Microsoft Works Database for Windows 2.0 .wdb fmt/219
Microsoft Works Database for Windows 2.0a .wdb fmt/222
Microsoft Works Database for Windows 3.0 .wdb fmt/223
Microsoft Works Database for Windows 3.0a .wdb fmt/224
Microsoft Works Database for Windows 3.0b .wdb fmt/225
Microsoft Works Database for Windows 4.0 .wdb fmt/226
Microsoft Works Database for Windows 4.0a .wdb fmt/246
Microsoft Works Database for Windows 4.5 .wdb fmt/249
Microsoft Works Database for Windows 4.5a .wdb fmt/252
Microsoft Works Database for Windows 2000 .wdb fmt/256
Microsoft Works Database for Macintosh 3 .wdb fmt/268
Microsoft Works Database for Macintosh 4 .wdb fmt/269
Microsoft Works Database [backup file] .bdb x-fmt/344

[edit] Identification

Early WDB files (versions 1-2) may begin with (hex) 20 54 02 00 00 00 05 54 02 00.

Later versions 3-9 are based on Microsoft Compound File format. The root CLSID {00021303-0000-0000-c000-000000000046} has been observed.

[edit] Screenshots

MSWorksDatabase6.0-SaveAsDialog.png

[edit] Links

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