The File Extensions Database

.ABA File Extension

  • Developer by: Palm
  • Category: Backup Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .ABA file?

.ABA is Palm Address Book Archive

Address book archive file created by Palm mobile devices; contains contacts entries with name, organization, email address, phone number, title, and photos; use to backup and synchronize personal and professional contacts between computers and mobile devices.

Programs that open Palm Address Book Archive
Palm Desktop
Palm Desktop
File Type 2 Avant Browser Add-on File
Developer by: Avant Force Category: Plugin Files Format: Binary

Add-on file used by Avant, a Web browser program that is built on top of Microsoft Internet Explorer; contains packaged add-on content; used to extend Avant Browser with new tools, capabilities, and look and feel options.

ABA add-on files can be installed through the following menu option in Avant Browser: Tools → Avant Browser Options → Add-ons. They may also be installed by referencing a file using the "aba://" protocol.

Programs that open Avant Browser Add-on File
Avant Force Avant Browser

How to solve problems with ABA files

  • Associate the ABA file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ABA file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ABA files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ABA file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .ABA is Palm Address Book Archive. Because only the current version supports the latest ABA file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Palm manufacturer website after an available .ABA is Palm Address Book Archive update.
  • To make sure that your ABA file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.