TAB file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .tab file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .tab file?
- What program do I need to open a .tab file?
- How can the .tab file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .tab files to another format?
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3 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ ASCII Guitar Tab
TAB file is an Guitar Tabulature. It is a plain text file used for writing guitar tabulatures.
✅ SQL Script Tables
TAB file is an SQL Script with Tables.
✅ MapInfo Table Document
TAB file is a MapInfo Table Document. The MapInfo TAB format is a popular geospatial vector data format for geographic information systems software. It is developed and regulated by MapInfo as a proprietary format.
Other types of files may also use the .tab file extension.
🚫 The .tab file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
🔴 Can't open a .tab file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .tab file association, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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