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Details of extension .pab

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .pab file?
  • Which program can create the .pab file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .pab format?
  • What can convert .pab files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .pab extension?
Microsoft Outlook Personal Address Book .pab file icon

Microsoft Outlook Personal Address Book

PAB file is a Microsoft Outlook Personal Address Book data. Since Outlook 2000 it is only there for backward compatibility.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Microsoft Outlook
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Microsoft Outlook Template
Microsoft Outlook Profile
Microsoft Outlook Personal Folder File
Microsoft Outlook Offline Folder File
Microsoft Outlook 2000 Auto Complete Nick List
Microsoft Outlook 2002 Auto Complete Nick List
Microsoft Outlook Send/Receive Settings
Microsoft Outlook Offline Address Book
Novell Addressbook

Other types of files may also use the .pab file extension. If you have helpful information about .pab extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Microsoft Outlook Offline Address Book

The .pab filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

pan (16), ab (14), apb (8), pwb (7), lab (7), pqb (5), pb (5), oab (5), pxb (4), paf (4), pag (3), pba (1), pa (1), pav (1)

Can't open a .pab file?

If you want to open a .pab file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .pab association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.pab

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 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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