A tan file extension is associated with the Amazon Kindle and used for its bookmark files.

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TAN file extension - Amazon Kindle data

What is tan file? How to open tan files?

File type specification:

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The tan file extension is used by Amazon Kindle, a software and hardware platform developed by Amazon.com subsidiary Lab126 for reading e-books and other digital media.

Three hardware devices, known as Kindle, Kindle 2, and Kindle DX support this platform, as does an iPhone application called Kindle for iPhone.

The tan file stores marks, bookmarks, position (last location read) related to TPZ e-book files.

The default software associated to open tan file:

Amazon Kindle for PC icon

Amazon.com, Inc. logoAmazon Kindle for PC  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Amazon.com, Inc.

Amazon Kindle for PC is software reader for Amazon e-books. Kindle is able to access your Kindle books, automatically synchronizes annotations between devices, creates highlights, notes, bookmarks etc.

Amazon Kindle icon

Amazon.com, Inc. logoAmazon Kindle  Amazon Kindle software

Company or developer:
Amazon.com, Inc.

Kindle is an portable e-book reading device from Amazon. It is used to download, browse, and read e-books, newspapers, magazines. Kinde supports mainly AZW and MOBI files, but you can convert other formats to be readable in Kindle, including DOC, HTML, PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP or ZIP.

Help how to open:

The tan files are used for internal purposes of Amazon Kindle.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .tan 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.

Related links:

About Amazon Kindle (HTML)

List of recommended software applications associated to the .tan 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 tan file, edit tan file, convert tan file, view tan file, play tan file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with tan file - Amazon Kindle data

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use tan file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open tan file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

Windows Phone / Windows 10 Mobile:

Blackberry mobile phones and devices:

Amazon Kindle:

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