A tap file extension is related to some emulators of ZX Spectrum computers developed by Sinclair Research. A tap file contains image of cassette tape with software.
There are 3 other file types using
the TAP file extension!
.tap - Happy embroidery design file
.tap - Geopath editor file
.tap - Tap Tap Revenge tap file
Software that works with tap file extension
TAP file extension - ZX Spectrum tape image
What is tap file? How to open tap files?
File type specification:
The tap file extension is used for a special tape file for a ZX Spectrum emulator by G.A. Lunter.
The tap file contains blocks of tape-saved data. All blocks start with two bytes specifying how many bytes will follow (not counting the two length bytes).
Then raw tape data follows, including the flag and checksum bytes. The checksum is the bitwise XOR of all bytes including the flag byte.
TAP format was used for some C64 tape images as well.
The default software associated to tap file type:
Company or developer:
XZX-Pro is a portable emulator of ZX Spectrum 48K/128K/+3 and Spectrum clones, for machines running UNIX and the X Window system.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .tap 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 tap file, edit tap file, convert tap file, view tap file, play tap file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Open tap file