This format is used as the color palette format for a variety of operating system image editors. It is used to store font templates in text and graphic editors. It allows you to change color intensity and transparency levels.
To decompress a DBK file outside Sony Ericsson PC Suite, the user should rename the file extension to .ZIP and open it with a .ZIP decompression utility. DBK files are also associated with FJ Software Development's MyPhoneExplorer, which can also be used to manage a Sony Ericsson mobile phone.