BTAB file format description

Many people share .btab files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .btab file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .btab files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.tab - ASCII Guitar Tab

The TAB document files are related to Notepad. The TAB file is an Guitar Tabulature. It is a plain text file used for writing guitar tabulatures.

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ASCII Guitar Tab related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .btab file extension. Even harmful programs can create .btab files. Be especially cautious with .btab files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .btab file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .btab file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bab, bta, btb, tab

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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