There are 9 other file types using
the TAB file extension!
.tab - Microsoft SQL table script file
.tab - Tab separated value file
.tab - GPS Pathfinder Office station or session table
.tab - Lotus Notes full text index file
.tab - ThinBASIC Adventure Builder adventure data file
.tab - Autodesk TR-55 tabular hydrograph file
.tab - WAsP observed wind climate file
.tab - 3D top and bottom movie
.tab - Avalanche Studios game file
TAB file extension - MapInfo geometry or atribute data
What is tab file? How to open tab files?
File type specification:
The tab file extension is mainly related with MapInfo mapping software product for Microsoft Windows and used for its main default format.
This type of tab files stores both feature geometry and attributes. It is ASCII file that represents a link between all other files from MapInfo data set and also holds information about the type of this data set.
The default software associated to tab file type:
Company or developer:
Pitney Bowes Software Inc. (MapInfo)
MapInfo is mapping application for Microsoft Windows. It is used to visualize the relationships between data and geography. MapInfo gives users the tools to examine and demonstrate the relationship between geography and data thanks to its powerful analytical and geoprocessing tools.
List of software applications associated to the .tab file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open tab file, edit tab file, convert tab file, view tab file, play tab file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the tab files.
- View tab file
- Import tab file
- Export tab file
- Others tab file
tab file viewer - programs that view tab file - MapInfo geometry or atribute data
Click on the link to get more information about ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView) for view tab file action.