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Details of extension .abap

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .abap file extension, which is related to ABAP Source Code. We'll explain what exactly a .abap fileformat is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .abap files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too. Let's see the file format associated with this file extension!


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abap file - ABAP Source Code

ABAP Source Code

The ABAP file is a ABAP Source Code. ABAP (Advanced Business Application Programming) is a high-level programming language created by the German software company SAP SE.
Category: Development files
Application: ABAP
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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The .abap file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .abap extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .abap file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.abp AVS Barcode Source Profile
.xbap XAML Browser Application
.aba Palm Address Book Archive
.bap Blaze Audio Wave Information
.aap Apollo Advanced Playlist

The .abap extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .abap filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

abp (1), xbap (1), aba (1), bap (1), aap (1)

Having trouble opening a .abap file?

If you want to open a .abap file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .abap association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.abap

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android