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How to open .cab file extension?

File Type : Archive file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .cab file extension?

.cab file extension is a known file type. This section tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
The CAB file extension stands for the word "cabinet", which is defines the nature of these files. A CAB files is a native archive format for Microsoft Windows that contains compressed data. It supports .ZIP, Quantum, and LZX data compressions used for Windows software installations such as system files, network components, and device drivers. A lot of different Microsoft installers such as Setup API, Device Installer, and AdvPack often install data from CAB files.
You can see a list of software programs below that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .cab files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • 7-Zip
  • Microsoft System Configuration Utility
  • WinInizio ZipGenius
  • Corel WinZip 18.5
  • WinRAR 5
  • IZArc
  • Microsoft Windows Installer
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010
  • cabextract
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Corel WinZip Mac 3
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
  • The Unarchiver
  • Incredible Bee Archiver