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Details of extension .tab

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .tab file?
  • Which program can create the .tab file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .tab format?
  • What can convert .tab files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .tab extension?
.tab
ASCII Guitar Tab .tab file icon

ASCII Guitar Tab

TAB file is an Guitar Tabulature. It is a plain text file used for writing guitar tabulatures.
Category: Document files
Application: Notepad
Program name: notepad.exe
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
btab
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Plain Text Document
TCR E-book
Mobipocket Reader Data
Mobipocket Reader E-Book
TK3 E-Book
FictionBook 2 E-Book
Guitar and Drum Trainer Song
Sony BBeB E-Book
Sony BBeB E-Book Source
.tab
SQL Script Tables .tab file icon

SQL Script Tables

TAB file is an SQL Script with Tables.
Category: Data files
Application: Oracle
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Aston-Tate dBASE Database
SQR Script
SQL Script
Embarcadero InterBase Database File
RBase Data
General Database File
SQR Portable Format
SQR Printer Output
Pervasive SQL Database
.tab
MapInfo Table Document .tab file icon

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.
Category: GIS files
Application: MapInfo Professional
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
Related extensions:
ArcInfo Binary Coverage
ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
ArcInfo Band Sequential Image
ArcInfo ASCII Export
Geography Markup Language Document
FME Document
FME Feature Store
SIA dataMap GIS Export
.tab
ArcInfo Lookup Data .tab file icon

ArcInfo Lookup Data

TAB file is an ArcInfo Lookup Data. ArcInfo is a complete and extensible geographic information system.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: ESRI ArcInfo
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
ArcInfo Binary Coverage
ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
ArcInfo Band Interleaved by Line Image
ArcInfo Band Sequential Image
ArcInfo ASCII Export
Geography Markup Language Document
MapInfo Table Document
FME Document
FME Feature Store
.tab
CCDC Vista Data .tab file icon

CCDC Vista Data

TAB file is a CCDC Vista Data. Vista is a tool for the statistical analysis of results from ConQuest.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: CCDC Vista
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Mercury Binary Crystal Data
Mercury Compressed XML Crystal Data
Mercury C2M Data
Mercury Refcode List Data
Mercury Motif Searches Data
Mercury Generated Motif Data
Mercury Motif Data
.tab
Lotus Notes Full Text Index Data .tab file icon

Lotus Notes Full Text Index Data

TAB file is a Lotus Notes Full Text Index Data. Lotus Notes is the classic client for accessing the Domino / Notes server and processing e-mail, appointments, contacts and much more.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Lotus Notes
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
General Data File
Lotus Notes Data
Lotus Notes Content Source
Lotus Notes Template
Lotus Notes Database
Lotus Notes User ID File
Lotus Notes Design Elements
Lotus Notes Redirect File
Lotus Notes Data Link
.tab
GPS Pathfinder Office Station or Session Table .tab file icon

GPS Pathfinder Office Station or Session Table

TAB file is a GPS Pathfinder Office Station or Session Table. Trimble GPS Pathfinder Office software is a software package of GNSS postprocessing tools, designed to develop GIS information that is consistent, reliable, and accurate from GNSS data collected in the field.
Detailed description not available
Category: GIS files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
GPS Pathfinder Office Geoid Grid
GPS Pathfinder Office Almanac and Base Data
GPS Pathfinder Office Configuration Data
GPS Pathfinder Office Dictionary Data
.tab
WAsP Observed Wind Climate Data .tab file icon

WAsP Observed Wind Climate Data

TAB file is a WAsP Observed Wind Climate Data. WAsP (Wind Atlas Analysis and Application Program) is a PC program for predicting wind climates, wind resources and power productions from wind turbines and wind farms.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: WAsP
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
WAsP Resource Grid
WAsP Resource Data
WAsP Project
WAsP Workspace
WAsP Observed Wind Climate
WAsP Regional Wind Climate
WAsP Terrain Map
WAsP Site Location Data
WAsP Roughness Rose Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .tab filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

tb (1), tan (1), tag (1), ta (1), gab (1), atb (1), tzb (1), twb (1), tba (1), tav (1), tah (1), taf (1), rab (1), fab (1), yab (1)

Can't open a .tab file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.tab

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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android