What is a .MAB File And How To Open It – Mozilla (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .mab extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .mab file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .MAB file?

The file extension .MAB comes from Mozilla Address Book. The developer of this file extension is Mozilla. This miscellaneous file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .mab file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .MAB file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .MAB file on various operating systems.

How to open a .MAB file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .mab file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Apache OpenOffice software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Mozilla Thunderbird, Mozilla SeaMonkey, LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MAB file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Apache OpenOffice software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .MAB file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .mab file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Apache OpenOffice software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Mozilla Thunderbird, Mozilla SeaMonkey, LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MAB file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Apache OpenOffice software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .MAB file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .mab file on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the Apache OpenOffice software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Mozilla Thunderbird, Mozilla SeaMonkey, LibreOffice and Apache OpenOffice.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .MAB file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Apache OpenOffice software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .MAB file?

If you cannot open the .MAB file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .MAB file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .mabk – Lenovo, .mac – Apple, .macbin – Apple, .mad – Electronic Arts, .mad – Microsoft. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .MAB file with the Apache OpenOffice, Mozilla Thunderbird, Mozilla SeaMonkey, LibreOffice programs on Windows, Apache OpenOffice, Mozilla Thunderbird, Mozilla SeaMonkey, LibreOffice programs on Mac and Apache OpenOffice, Mozilla Thunderbird, Mozilla SeaMonkey, LibreOffice software on Linux.