File Extension Library


.ABD File Extension

  • Developer by: Intuit Inc.
  • Category: Plugin, addon Files

What is an .ABD file?

.ABD file extension is created by Intuit Inc.. .ABD has been classified as Plugin, addon Files.

.ABD is Quicken Address Book add-on

The abd file extension is associated with Quicken Address Book, an add-on for Quicken, a personal finance management tool developed by Intuit, Inc, which is available in both Windows and Mac Versions.

As of Quicken 1999, the data have been incorporated into qdf file and thus the product is discontinued and no longer supported.


How to open:

Use Quicken to work with *.abd add-on files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .abd file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .ABD file on different platforms

Open .ABD File on Windows

  • Right-click a .ABD
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .ABD file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .ABD files" Press "Ok"

Open .ABD File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .ABD file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .ABD File on Linux

Right click on the .ABD file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .ABD File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .ABD file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .ABD File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .ABD files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .ABD files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .ABD files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .ABD file format
  2. You need to check the .ABD file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)