Convert PostgreSQL to dBase

Full Convert is designed for ease of use and reliability to make sure you get your job done as quickly and as simply as possible.

PostgreSQL is also known as Postgres, PG

Making migration easy for you

Full Convert is a fully self-tuning software. Your migration will work as expected without you needing to adjust anything.

Data types are different in dBase compared to PostgreSQL. We automatically adjust them as we copy the tables so you don't have to worry about it. You can adjust the mapping rules if you wish to change the following defaults:

  • bigint numeric(20)
  • bit logical(1)
  • boolean logical(1)
  • bytea blob
  • cidr char(50)
  • citext text(10) (if version is 3)
  • citext text(4) (if version is vfp)
  • decimal numeric
  • double precision double(8)
  • enum char(255)
  • float double(8)
  • geography text(10)
  • geometry text(10)
  • hstore text(10) (if version is 3)
  • hstore text(4) (if version is vfp)
  • inet char(50)
  • int integer
  • interval integer(4)
  • json text(10) (if version is 3)
  • json text(4) (if version is vfp)
  • jsonb text(10) (if version is 3)
  • jsonb text(4) (if version is vfp)
  • macaddr char(50)
  • money numeric(19,2)
  • oid varbinary(10) (if version is 3)
  • oid varbinary(4) (if version is vfp)
  • real double(8)
  • smallint integer(4)
  • time char(5) (if version is 3)
  • time datetime(8) (if version is vfp)
  • timestamp date(8) (if version is 3)
  • timestamp datetime(8) (if version is vfp)
  • timestamptz date(8) (if version is 3)
  • timestamptz datetime(8) (if version is vfp)
  • uuid char(36)
  • varbit varbinary(10) (if version is 3)
  • varbit varbinary(4) (if version is vfp)
  • varchar char
  • xml text(10) (if version is 3)
  • xml text(4) (if version is vfp)

Full Convert migration in 4 easy steps

PostgreSQL connection


We will choose PostgreSQL from the list of available source database engines. Connecting to Postgres is straightforward - we need to specify server name/IP, username, password and database name.



We will choose dBase and FoxPro (DBF) from the list of available database formats. Both dBase and FoxPro use DBF file format for their database table files.

Just type-in the folder containing your dBase database tables, or click the ellipsis button on the right and Full Convert will display Browse for Folder dialog.

dBase connection

Start the conversion

All source tables are selected for conversion by default. In case you only need some tables, simply deselect the ones you don't need - or deselect all, then select just the tables you do need. Click the Copy your database button to get started.



Conversion is highly-optimized to run as fast as possible, yet provides top-notch reliability. Huge tables are converted in small chunks at a time, preserving memory and ensuring that your computer stays fast and responsive.

Data copying from source to target
Target database browser

Data is now in the target database

Use our built-in database browser to examine the copied data. Of course, you can also examine the conversion in detail and see in-depth information for each table.

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