.TAB File Extension
- Developer by: Ergonis Software
- Category: Data Files
- Format: Text
What is an .TAB file?
.TAB file extension is created by Ergonis Software. .TAB has been classified as Data Files. The format of .TAB file is Text.
.TAB is Typinator Set File
A TAB file is a data file created by Typinator, a typing shortcut program. It contains one or more typing abbreviations and their associated words, which are referenced by Typinator.
Typinator is a program used to increase your typing efficiency. It allows you to type shortcuts instead of whole sentences, which is especially helpful when you have to repeatedly type the same sentence or phrase. Typinator also serves as an AutoCorrection tool for misspellings.
NOTE: Similar to the more common .TYSET file.
MapInfo TAB File
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.
Tab Separated Data File
Text file that contains a table of data in which columns are separated by tabs; can be imported by most spreadsheet programs, which will format the data into cells.
More often seen with a .TSV extension.
Guitar Tablature File
Text file containing song lyrics and guitar tabs; typically a standard text file, but has the TAB extension to indicate it contains guitar tabs.