What is a .WAB File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Simple Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .wab extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .wab file extension and how to open it.

What is a .WAB file?

The .WAB file extension is Windows Address Book. The creator of this file extension is Microsoft. The file is a data related file.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .wab file on 1 platform.

How to open a .WAB file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .WAB file on various operating systems.

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

To open the .wab file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Stellar DBX to PST Converter software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Microsoft Windows Contacts, Microsoft Outlook Express, Microsoft Outlook 365 and Stellar DBX to PST Converter.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .WAB 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Stellar DBX to PST Converter software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .WAB file?

If you cannot open the .WAB file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .WAB file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .wac – Wacom, .wad – id Software, .wad – Nintendo, .waff – Microsoft, .wagame – Team17 Software. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .WAB file with the Stellar DBX to PST Converter, Microsoft Windows Contacts, Microsoft Outlook Express, Microsoft Outlook 365 programs on Windows.