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Details of extension .tap

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .tap file?
  • Which program can create the .tap file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .tap format?
  • What can convert .tap files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .tap extension?
ZX Spectrum Emulator Tape Data TAP .tap file icon

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
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-spectrum-tap
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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
GSM Transferred Account Procedure Data .tap file icon

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.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Tap3Edit
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
GSM Returned Accounts Procedure Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

GSM Returned Accounts Procedure Data
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TerraPage Data

The .tap filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

rap (33), ap (1), tzp (1), twp (1), tp (1), tal (1), gap (1), atp (1), yap (1), txp (1), tpa (1), tao (1), ta (1), hap (1), fap (1)

Can't open a .tap file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.tap

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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