CAB File Extension

File Type

Windows Cabinet Format




System Files





Details about the CAB file

CAB is the extension given to files that are used in 3 operating systems such as: Linux, Mac OS, Windows. CAB files are most often associated with the Advanced Archive Repair program. The developer of this program is DataNumen, Inc.. In addition, the WinZip, 7-Zip, WinRAR, Windows Installer programs can be used to open files with the CAB extension.

The structure of such files is typical of System Files. The CAB file extension can also be found in 323 in other file types and may not be supported by Advanced Archive Repair or similar programs. The Windows Cabinet Format file format and the Advanced Archive Repair program were developed by Microsoft. This particular Windows Cabinet Format file was most likely generated by the Advanced Archive Repair program. CAB detailed description

Our tools for working with the CAB file

CAB File Extension

What is a(n) CAB file??

A CAB file is an archive file which is used by the Windows Cabinet File. It is a proprietary file format used to make a cabinet on Windows based operating systems. This .cab file extension was first introduced by Microsoft in Windows XP, but it can also be found on older versions of the OS.

Cabinet files act like virtual containers for files and folders that are saved to disk. They can be opened by running CabinetCommander or VxCAB, which are the only tools that can create and edit CAB files.

What does opening .CAB file do?

Opening .CAB file will bring up the Cabinet File Editor interface where you will see the content of your archive in two folders - one for "files" and one for "folders". You can

CAB File Tools

What tools are we dealing with?

We provide some of the most important tools for working with the CAB file. They will help you use your CAB file in the way you want. You can easily convert the file, preview its contents, or open and edit any CAB file.

CAB File Opener

One of the most used tools is CAB opener. Here's how to easily open your CAB file. If you already open the CAB file, you will have more options to work with the file.

CAB File Viewer

To view the contents of the CAB file use the CAB Viewer tool instead of installing special software. Click on the subpage and use the form to select the file. Then our Tool will show you the contents of the file.

CAB File Converter

You can always try to convert the CAB file if you have problems with any operations. The CAB file converted to the new format may have more options for editing or processing the data contained in it.

CAB File Editor

CAB editor allows you to edit the data contained in the file. It may happen that you will not have the full edit option and you will need to install software dedicated to making changes to the CAB file. Go to our editor to learn more about editing the CAB file.



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