There are 10 other file types using
the TAB file extension!
.tab - Microsoft SQL table script file
.tab - MapInfo geometry or atribute data
.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 - UFO: Enemy Unknown game data
TAB file extension - Tab separated value file
What is tab file? How to open tab files?
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.
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).
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