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XAB file extension - Microsoft Outlook Express address book file

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 xab file type:

Windows Mail icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Windows Mail  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

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

Microsoft Outlook Express icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft 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.

Help how to open XAB files:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to open this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not meant to be opened or viewed directly. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

For general information try to look at:
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How to convert file with extension XAB:

Due the variability and uncertainty of this file type group, there is no general information available, about how to convert this various data file format. However most files with extension from this group are usually not in formats, which can be converted. If there are associated applications or programs listed below the extension description, you can always try to check their website for additional informations on their forums or other type of customer support.

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

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X 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 File-Extensions.org's database).

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with xab file - Microsoft Outlook Express address book file

Click on the software link for more information about Windows Mail. Windows Mail uses xab 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

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

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