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TAB file - UFO: Enemy Unknown game data

What is tab file? How to open tab files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The tab file extension related to the UFO: Enemy Unknown, a turn-based strategic computer game for MS-DOS and Amiga computers, developed by Microprose.

The tab file stores terrain data for UFO: Enemy Unknown.

There is original version of UFO: Enemy Unknown running on Microsoft Windows via DOSBox available to purchase on Steam distribution service.

The default software associated to tab file type:

X-COM: UFO Defense (UFO: Enemy Unknown) icon

Microprose logoX-COM: UFO Defense (UFO: Enemy Unknown)  Microsoft MS-DOS software

Company or developer:

X-COM: UFO Defense (UFO: Enemy Unknown) is turn-base strategic computer game, originally developed by Microprose for MS-DOS and Amiga and later for Microsoft Windows (2012). You are in control of X-COM an organization formed by the world's governments to fight the ever-increasing alien menace.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .tab file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .tab file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android 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's database).

  • Others tab file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with tab file - UFO: Enemy Unknown game data

Click on the software link for more information about X-COM: UFO Defense (UFO: Enemy Unknown). X-COM: UFO Defense (UFO: Enemy Unknown) 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.).

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