File Extension Library

.ABS File Extension

  • Developer by: ComponentAce
  • Category: Database Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .ABS file?

.ABS file extension is created by ComponentAce. .ABS has been classified as Database Files. The format of .ABS file is Binary.

.ABS is Absolute Database File

An ABS file is a database file created by Absolute Database, a database engine for the Delphi software development IDE. It stores data in a structured, relational format and supports encryption and in-memory performance. ABS files are used by software developers for storing data with their applications.

You can create an ABS database using the DBManager utility included with the Absolute DB installation set, which is located in the following directory:


You can also create an ABS database from your application using the CreateDatabase method of the TABSDatabase component.

NOTE: Absolute Database is used as an alternative to the Borland Database Engine (BDE).

List of all softwares that can open the Absolute Database File
ComponentAce Absolute Database
File Type 2 TurboZIP Auto Compress Script
Developer by: FileStream Category: Settings Files Format: Zip

File created by TurboZIP, a file compression and decompression utility; saves all of the criteria specified by the user for compressing a group of files, and can be reused for compressing a different group of files with the same options.

To create an Auto Compress Script, choose File → Auto Compress Script → New from the TurboZIP application menu.

List of all softwares that can open the TurboZIP Auto Compress Script
FileStream TurboZIP
File Type 3 Avant Browser Skin File
Developer by: Avant Force Category: Settings Files Format: Binary

Older skin format used by Avant Browser, a customizable Web browser; specifies the appearance of the browser's user interface and includes custom graphics; replaced by the .SKN format in newer versions of the browser.

List of all softwares that can open the Avant Browser Skin File
Avant Force Avant Browser
File Type 4 AB SuDoKu Saved Game
Developer by: AB SuDoKu Category: Game Files Format: Binary

Saved game file created by AB SuDoKu, a Sudoku puzzle game for Windows that has been discontinued; saves the state of a Sudoku puzzle (only supports a 24x24 grid size) and allows the game to be continued later.

List of all softwares that can open the AB SuDoKu Saved Game

How to Open .ABS file on different platforms

Open .ABS File on Windows

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

Open .ABS File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .ABS 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 .ABS File on Linux

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

Open .ABS File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .ABS 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 .ABS 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 .ABS files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .ABS files

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