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TAP file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .tap file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .tap file?
  • What program do I need to open a .tap file?
  • How can the .tap file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .tap files to another format?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ ZX Spectrum Emulator Tape Data TAP

TAP file is a ZX Spectrum Emulator Tape Data. The ZX Spectrum is a home computer (8bit) released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research Ltd.
Category: Data files
Application: ZX-32
Mime-type: application/x-spectrum-tap
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
TAP aliases:
TAP related links:
TAP related extensions:
ZX Spectrum Emulator Snapshot

ZX Spectrum Emulator Snapshot Extended

ZX Spectrum Emulator Snapshot Z80

ZX Spectrum Emulator ZXS Snapshot

ZX Spectrum Emulator Tape Data TZX

ZX Spectrum Emulator SLT Snapshot

ZX Spectrum 128 Audio

TR-DOS Floppy Disk Image

ZX Spectrum Emulator Microdrive Cartridge Data

Speculator 97 Snapshot

✅ GSM Transferred Account Procedure Data

TAP file is a GSM Transferred Account Procedure Data. GSM Transferred Account Procedure (TAP) defines the format and validation rules for transferring roaming usage information between mobile operators in different countries. TAP3 is the third specification version of the standard. The files transferred are termed TAP files.
TAP format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Tap3Edit
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
TAP aliases:
TAP related links:
TAP related extensions:
GSM Returned Accounts Procedure Data

Other types of files may also use the .tap file extension.

🔄 .tap converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .tap files to other formats:


For example, using the softwares above, a .tap file can be converted into one of the following formats:

$s, 2bp, 2d, 3fr, 411, 4bt, 73i, 82i, 83i, 85i, 86i, 89i, 92i, a64, abs

🚫 The .tap file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ap, tzp, twp, tp, tal, rap, gap, atp, txp, tpa, tao, ta, hap, fap

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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Hamarsoft HAP Compressed Archive
Sony ATRAC3 Compressed Audio
Alphacam Lathe Post Data

🔴 Can't open a .tap 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 .tap 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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