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

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ZAB file extension - Zipped audio book

What is zab file? How to open zab files?

The zab file extension 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.

The default software associated to zab file type:

WinZip icon

WinZip Computing, S.L. logoWinZip  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
WinZip Computing, S.L.

A very popular shareware archiver for Microsoft Windows. The first release of WinZip was in 1991. WinZip supports ZIP, ARJ, ARC, LHA, BZ2 and RAR archive formats. ZIP archives can be encrypted by the 128- and 256-bit key AES encryption.

The developer of WinZip was acquired by Corel in 2006 and first version for Mac appeared in 2010.

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 ZAB files:

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

How to convert file with extension ZAB:

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 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting zab files.

  • Play zab file
  • Extract zab file

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

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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