.ABS File Extension
File Type 1Absolute Database File
What is an ABS file?
An ABS file is a database file created by Absolute Database, a database engine for the Delphi software development IDE. It stores data in a structured, relational format and supports encryption and in-memory performance. ABS files are used by software developers for storing data with their applications.
You can create an ABS database using the DBManager utility included with the Absolute DB installation set, which is located in the following directory:
You can also create an ABS database from your application using the CreateDatabase method of the TABSDatabase component.
NOTE: Absolute Database is used as an alternative to the Borland Database Engine (BDE).
File Type 2Avant Browser Skin File
.ABS File Association 2
Older skin format used by Avant Browser, a customizable Web browser; specifies the appearance of the browser's user interface and includes custom graphics; replaced by the .SKN format in newer versions of the browser.
File Type 3TurboZIP Auto Compress Script
.ABS File Association 3
File created by TurboZIP, a file compression and decompression utility; saves all of the criteria specified by the user for compressing a group of files, and can be reused for compressing a different group of files with the same options.
To create an Auto Compress Script, choosefrom the TurboZIP application menu.
File Type 4AB SuDoKu Saved Game
.ABS File Association 4
Saved game file created by AB SuDoKu, a Sudoku puzzle game for Windows that has been discontinued; saves the state of a Sudoku puzzle (only supports a 24x24 grid size) and allows the game to be continued later.