Use Works Database Converter To Convert Microsoft Works Database (.Wdb) File To Excel Or CSV
Microsoft Works has been integrated with word processor, database and spreadsheet. It is basically an entry-level home or office productivity software version. Most of the Windows-based computers are packaged with Microsoft Works. It allows the windows users to create their own workbooks, documents and databases. This is more helpful to those users who still do not use the upgraded Microsoft Works.
Now days, lots of users selected to utilize Microsoft Office including all the features along with Word, Access and Excel. Most of us are not using Microsoft Works. When you use the Microsoft Works for very short time and then uninstall it, the files created using Microsoft Works cannot be opened. It happens because of the database which is created in .wdb file extension using Microsoft Works.
Unless any program is installed in the system which supports the Works database file, the file cannot be opened or viewed or extracted and finally it is considered lost. However, Works Database Converter, a third-party program will help you to save the important data present in the database file.
Software utility “Works Database Converter” is helpful if there is a database file which is only created by Microsoft Works. The Works Database Converter utility converts your old Microsoft Works Database (having*.wdb extension) files into a spreadsheet. This spreadsheet is compatible with all editions of MS Excel.
The extraction of the data in the database file is carried out on the basis of ‘best-effort’. If there is only one table of data per file which has to be processed, the converter software works sensibly well. Some numeric fields are affected by compatibility of software.
To run Works Database Converter successfully, Java program must be installed on your PC as the software is Java applet. You may also run this software using Java Webstart application.