How to open .cab file format?

The probably reason why you are at this website is a problem with opening .cab file. The full name of the file is Windows Cabinet File. If the double-click on the file’s icon shows you a message that additional programs are needed to open the file, you’ll find the list of helpful programs in the bottom of the page.The developer of this format is Microsoft.

.cab file extension (Windows Cabinet File)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
System Files Microsoft Windows Cabinet File
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Programs using this file extension: .cab
ADS OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • Microsoft Windows Installer
  • Corel WinZip 16.5
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010
  • Microsoft System Configuration Utility
  • WinRAR
  • 7-Zip
  • WinInizio ZipGenius
MAC OS
MAC
  • Corel WinZip Mac Edition 2
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2011
  • Dare to be Creative Archiver
  • The Unarchiver
Linux
Linux
  • cabextract


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