There are 10 other file types using
the TAB file extension!
.tab - Microsoft SQL table script file
.tab - Tab separated value file
.tab - MapInfo geometry or atribute data
.tab - GPS Pathfinder Office station or session table
.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 - UFO: Enemy Unknown game data
TAB file extension - Lotus Notes full text index file
What is tab file? How to open tab files?
File type specification:
TAB file suffix is associated with Lotus Notes. File contains full text index. An index file is helpful if records are large: the keys and indexes can be extracted, sorted, and the original file accessed faster than the original file could be rearranged into sorted order. Also if the file needs to be accessed by different keys at the same time, it cannot be sorted by all of them. So a index file is maintained for each different key.
The default software associated to tab file type:
Company or developer:
IBM Notes (formerly Lotus Notes) is a multi-user client-server cross-platform application runtime environment for Lotus Domino/Notes suite. It can be used for many applications as well as for internal communication collaborative applications, including e-mails, calendaring, PIM, instant messaging, Web browsing, and a variety of feature-rich custom applications. It can be used to access both local- and server-based applications and data.
The current version of IBM Notes is 9.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .tab file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux 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).
- Others tab file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with tab file - Lotus Notes full text index file
Click on the software link for more information about IBM Notes (Lotus Notes). IBM Notes (Lotus Notes) uses tab file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).