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Marwan_bs
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Registered: ‎02-15-2012
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How to access ipd files?

Hi BB'ers. I hope you are All fine. Well, I would like to explore the backup files (.ipd) and copy the requested details like: Contacts, Memopad, Calendar, Messages, Bookmarks, etc...<br><br>Also, all BB default APPS. D from the PC should be accessed but BB Desktop Software doesn't offer such feature(s).<br><br>Moreover, Magicberry App. is failing parse. So, may you inform me all software programs that work to parse BB primary APPS.<br><br>Regards.
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JSanders
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Re: How to access ipd files?

There are a couple of options for extracting and viewing data from a the backup files.

1. The IPD Parse macro is designed to read a Blackberry IPD file and create reports in MSWord or MSExcel. It is free, and you can find out more here: https://sites.google.com/site/ipdparse/home
For .bbb backup files, use this macro to extract seven "primary" IPD files (Address Book, Calendar, SMS Messages, Tasks, Memos, PIN Messages and Phone Call Logs)
IPD bbb Extract macro https://sites.google.com/site/ipdbbbextract
These IPD files can subsequently be used as inputs to the other macro, IPD Parse, to produce reports.

2. Another options is MagicBerry from MenaStep... which extract from a backup IPD or BBB file, split IPD files, etc. http://menastep.com/pages/magicberry.php

3. Another IPD and BBB file utility is BlackBerry Backup Extractor, and is available for PC and Mac, and can be found here: http://www.blackberryconverter.com/ There is a free and paid version.




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