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CAB file extension

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What is CAB and how you can convert CAB file?

Our Free online archive converter allow you to convert your archive CAB ( Microsoft Cabinet File ) format. Upload your CAB file and then select the format type you want to convert to, after the conversion is completed you can download the converted archive file instantly or by email.


CAB Extension

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CAB file definition

Archive format native to Microsoft Windows that contains compressed data; supports .ZIP, Quantum, and LZX data compression algorithms; used for Windows software installations such as system files, network components, and device drivers.The Microsoft installers Setup API, Device Installer, and AdvPack often install data from CAB files.To run the Microsoft System Configuration Utility (msconfig.exe), a program that reads CAB files, select "Run" from the Windows Start menu, type "msconfig," and press Enter.

Technical details for CAB file

The CAB file type is primarily associated with 'Cabinet File' by Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft installation archive. On Windows XP: Start | Run | type in msconfig.exe and click OK. On the general tab click the Expand File tab. Fill in the necessary data. If your CAB file extension association has been disabled, see the Associated Links for a possible registry fix. Or, just re-register the DLL file with Windows. To do this on Windows XP Start | Run | type in regsvr32 %windir%\system32\cabview.dll and click OK. Other MIME types seen for CAB include: application/cab; application/x-compress; application/x-compressed;

File extension


Programs that open CAB files

Microsoft Windows InstallerMicrosoft Windows Installer
Corel WinZipCorel WinZip
Smith Micro StuffIt DeluxeSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe
Microsoft System Configuration UtilityMicrosoft System Configuration Utility
WinInizio ZipGeniusWinInizio ZipGenius
Corel WinZipCorel WinZip
Smith Micro StuffIt DeluxeSmith Micro StuffIt Deluxe
Incredible Bee ArchiverIncredible Bee Archiver
The UnarchiverThe Unarchiver

ES File Explorer File ManagerES File Explorer File Manager RARLAB RAR for AndroidRARLAB RAR for Android
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Microsoft Corporation

CAB MIME type:

FileZigZag can convert CAB files to the following formats:

cab to 7z (7-Zip Archive)
cab to bz2 (BZip2 Compressed Archive)
cab to bzip2 (Bzip2 Compressed Archive
cab to gz (GZIP compressed archive filee)
cab to gzip (GZIP compressed archive file)
cab to tar (Tape Archive)
cab to tbz (Bzip Compressed Tape Archive)
cab to tbz2 (Bzip2 Compressed Tape Archive)
cab to tgz (UNIX Tar File Gzipped)
cab to zip (Zip Archive)

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