How to open a file with .TAB extension?

File Type : ArcView Lookup File (ESRI)
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .TAB file

Searching for the right program to open .TAB files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.

We recommend that you run a free scan to check for missing drivers.


What is .TAB file extension?

GIS file saved by MapInfo, a desktop mapping program now owned by Pitney Bowes Software; saved using ASCII text and can contain references to spatial data files used for visualization as well as spatial data itself. TAB files are commonly used for storing geographical maps containing political boundaries, roads, water features, and other topological objects of interest.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open TABfiles:

  • Pitney Bowes MapInfo
  • ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop
  • Golden Software Surfer
  • Golden Software Didger
  • GDAL