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.MAB File Extension

File TypeMozilla Address Book

DeveloperMozilla
Popularity
2.6 (7 Votes)
CategoryMisc Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a MAB file?

Address book format used by Thunderbird and SeaMonkey, as well as the older Netscape and Mozilla mail programs; contains contact information, such as names, email addresses, and phone numbers; used for managing personal and business contacts.

More Information

Some example MAB files include the following:

  • abook.mab: personal address book
  • history.mab: collected addresses
  • impab.mab: imported address book

NOTE: MAB files can be imported in OpenOffice.org and LibreOffice by choosing File → Wizards → Address Data Source from the application menu and then selecting a MAB file.

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Programs that open MAB files
Windows
Mozilla Thunderbird
Mozilla SeaMonkey
LibreOffice
Apache OpenOffice
Mac
Mozilla Thunderbird
Mozilla SeaMonkey
LibreOffice
Apache OpenOffice
Linux
Mozilla Thunderbird
Mozilla SeaMonkey
LibreOffice
Apache OpenOffice
Updated 3/18/2014

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