Files with xab file extension are used by Microsoft Outlook Express. They store address books data.

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XAB file extension - Microsoft Outlook Express address book

What is xab file? How to open xab files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

xab file icon: xab filetype icon

The xab file extension is associated with Microsoft Outlook Express, an e-mail and news client included in earlier releases of Microsoft Internet Explorer. The latest edition of Outlook Express is called Microsoft Mail Live.

The xab files are used for storing address books.

The default software associated to open xab file:

Microsoft Outlook Express icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Outlook Express  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Outlook Express is an e-mail client distributed with Internet Explorer from version 4.0 to version 6.0. It is also pre-installed in several versions of Microsoft Windows, from Windows 98 to Windows XP.

Outlook Express is user-friendly and easy to use application, which supports standard POP, IMAP accounts, composing rich HTML e-mails, e-mail encryption, privacy protection, malware protection, e-mail sorting etc.

In Windows Vista is Outlook Express replaced with Windows Mail.

Windows Mail icon

Microsoft Corporation logoWindows Mail  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Windows Mail is default e-mail client installed in the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system.

Help how to open:

Use Outlook Express to open *.xab files.

How to convert:

Data from xab files can be exported to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .xab 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 xab file, edit xab file, convert xab file, view xab file, play xab file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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

Programs that can create xab file - Microsoft Outlook Express address book

Programs supporting the exension xab on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create xab file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with xab file by default:
Microsoft Outlook Express small icon Microsoft Outlook Express
Windows Mail small icon Windows Mail
Other suggested software:
Windows Live Mail small icon Windows Live Mail

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