If you need to convert old PC database files from dBase, Excel or Access will do the trick. If you don't have or don't want to use those, there are a couple of other options.
PeekDBF is a utility that will let you read dBase files. Runs on older versions of Windows, Windows NT/2000/XP and on Linux. Demo available.DBF2CSV is an old SIMTEL utility that converts dBase files to CSV files. CONVR803 is another SIMTEL utility you might want to try.Parse Rat is a very popular commercial utility for reading and converting a wide variety of file utilities.White Town Software publishes a variety of DBF conversion utilities. These can be run as applications or also from a command-line
Finally, though increasingly not featured in the documentation, it remains fairly easy to read dBase files using C# or Visual Basic.