Files with the zab extension can be found as special audio books saved in the Zipped Audio Book file format.

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Software that open zab file

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ZAB file extension - Zipped audio book

What is zab file? How to open zab files?

File extension zab is associated with the Zipped audio book file format that allows users to transport audio data related to the book stored in electronic format.

Before you will playback the audiobook, you need to extract audio data from the ZAB archive by WinZip, etc.

Updated: April 21, 2024

The default software associated to open zab file:

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logoVLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team

Very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other operating systems and platforms.

VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.

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Create Audiobooks from E-books

Help how to open:

Some media players can directly playblack *.zab audiobooks, for others you have to first extract them.

How to convert:

You can decompress these files using any ZIP compressor to get the audio content.

Find conversions from zab file:

zab to mp3

zab to mp4

zab to zip

List of software applications associated to the .zab 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 zab file, edit zab file, convert zab file, view zab file, play zab 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 zab files.

zab file players - programs that can play zab file - Zipped audio book

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

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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