There are 10 other file types using
the TAB file extension!

empty icon.tab - Microsoft SQL table script file

empty icon.tab - MapInfo geometry or atribute data

empty icon.tab - GPS Pathfinder Office station or session table

empty icon.tab - Lotus Notes full text index file

empty icon.tab - ThinBASIC Adventure Builder adventure data file

tab icon.tab - Autodesk TR-55 tabular hydrograph file

empty icon.tab - WAsP observed wind climate file

empty icon.tab - 3D top and bottom movie

empty icon.tab - Avalanche Studios game file

empty icon.tab - UFO: Enemy Unknown game data

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TAB file extension - Tab separated value file

What is tab file? How to open tab files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

Database file type icon Database file type

The tab file extension is also related to a specially formatted text format - tab separated value format.

Tab separated file is a very simple textual data format which allows tabular data to be exchanged between applications that use different internal data formats. The more common suffix for this format is tsv extension.

Some old spreadsheet programs (Lotus 1-2-3 etc.) in the past used the very same format for their file types. Also for example used as export format for data output from some molecular chemistry programs, like old Insight II.

Help how to open TAB files:

Tab file is readable by any text editor. To work with data you need some tools, that parse tabular data and imports this file format like e.g. Microsoft Access or some database management tools.

How to convert file with extension TAB:

Tab separated files can be converted to other specially formatted files like CSV, or perhaps spreadsheets or even database formats.

Find conversions from tab file:

tab to accdb

Find converter to tab file type:

accdb to tab

txt to tab

List of 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).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting tab files.

  • Open tab file
  • Edit tab file
  • View tab file
  • Import tab file
  • Export tab file

Software that open tab file - Tab separated value file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open tab file action.

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