Did you find or received TAB file and your computer failed to open it? Below we will explain what is TAB file extension and how you can open it.

What is a TAB file ext?

The .TAB file extension identifies text files containing a table of data. This data is formatted in rows and columns and each column is separated with a tab. These kind of files can be imported by most spreadsheet programs and formatted into cells.

How to open a TAB file?

In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like TAB. When you double click on the TAB file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received TAB files for the first time and your system failed to open it then try free file viewers available on the internet after doing enough research not to fall prey to malware.

How to fix errors with TAB files

Scan the file
Before trying to open TAB files on your Windows make sure that it is safe to do so by running through antivirus scanner.
Update
Unable to open TAB files with the associated software program or see an error than try updating the associated software
Do not
If none of the applications in your Windows were able to open TAB file do not change file extension because by changing file extension you are corrupting the file. In case you already changed the extension you can revert it back to TAB by renaming the file. Incorrect associations are the cause of many TAB file errors.

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension TAB you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a registry scan.

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