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.TAN File Extension

  • Developer by:, Inc.
  • Category: Various data Files

What are .TAN files and how to open them?

Can't open .TAN file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .TAN file.

What is a .TAN file extension?

.TAN file extension is created by, Inc.. .TAN has been classified as Various data Files.

.TAN is Amazon Kindle data

The tan file extension is used by Amazon Kindle, a software and hardware platform developed by subsidiary Lab126 for reading e-books and other digital media.

Three hardware devices, known as Kindle, Kindle 2, and Kindle DX support this platform, as does an iPhone application called Kindle for iPhone.

The tan file stores marks, bookmarks, position (last location read) related to TPZ e-book files.

How to open:

The tan files are used for internal purposes of Amazon Kindle.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .tan 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 fix problems with .TAN files

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