Old Versions of ESRI Geodatabases

Graphic showing Esri single user geodatabase function.
As with most updates to ArcGIS, new versions geodatabases do not work with older versions of ArcGIS. The only work around is to use a blank geodatabase from that version of ArcGIS. For those who have already upgraded and need older versions of ArcGIS 8.3, 9.x and 10.x geodatabases, feel free to grab one from below.

Newer versions of ArcGIS can write older 9.3 geodatabases, but I always feel you should use these as they are created with the native applications.