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Details of extension .wab

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

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

Windows Address Book Data .wab file icon

Windows Address Book Data

WAB file is a Windows Address Book Data. Windows Address Book is a component of Microsoft Windows that lets users keep a single list of contacts that can be shared by multiple programs. It is most commonly used by Outlook Express.
Category: Data files
Application: Windows Address Book
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Windows Vista Contacts Data
Novell Addressbook

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

OrangeCD Database
Digital Audio Broadcasting File
WavArc Compressed Audio
Applix Builder Data
Android ADB Backup Archive
Broadcast Wave Format Audio
Internet Explorer Cache
ProSystem fx Engagement Binder Archive
Sybase PowerDesigner Enterprise Architecture Model Backup

The .wab filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dab (20), ab (14), wa (8), eab (8), waf (5), wba (4), sab (3), wag (3), aab (2), wav (2), awb (1)

Can't open a .wab file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.wab

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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