The File Extensions Database

.ABX File Extension

  • Developer by: Corel
  • Category: Database Files

What is an .ABX file?

.ABX is WordPerfect Address Book

Address Book exported from WordPerfect Office, an all-in-one office suite developed by Corel; contains the contact information of contacts from the WordPerfect e-mail client; used to transfer a contacts list to a different device.

NOTE: ABX files were originally created in WordPerfect Mail which has now been integrated into the WordPerfect Office Suite.

Programs that open WordPerfect Address Book
Corel WordPerfect X9

How to solve problems with ABX files

  • Associate the ABX file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ABX file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ABX files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ABX 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 .ABX is WordPerfect Address Book. Because only the current version supports the latest ABX file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Corel manufacturer website after an available .ABX is WordPerfect Address Book update.
  • To make sure that your ABX file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.