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Details of extension .tan

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .tan file?
  • Which program can create the .tan file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .tan format?
  • What can convert .tan files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .tan extension?
RFM Tangent Altitudes File .tan file icon

RFM Tangent Altitudes File

TAN file is a RFM Tangent Altitudes File. The RFM is a GENLN2-based line-by-line radiative transfer model originally developed at AOPP, Oxford University, under an ESA contract to provide reference spectral calculations for the MIPAS instrument launched on the ENVISAT satellite in 2002.
Category: Data files
Application: RFM
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
RFM Instrument Line Shape File
RFM Total Internal Partition Sums File
RFM SVD-compressed Look-Up Table
RFM Covariate Table
RFM Radiance Spectrum File
RFM Transmission Spectrum File
RFM Molecule Cross-Section Data
RFM Atmospheric Profile Data
RFM Irregular Spectral Grid

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .tan filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

an (1), twn (1), tn (1), tah (1), tab (1), ran (1), gan (1), atn (1), txn (1), tna (1), tam (1), tag (1), ta (1), han (1), fan (1)

Can't open a .tan file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.tan

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

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