CTAB file format description
Many people share .ctab files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ctab file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ctab files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.ctab - CACTVS Data
The CTAB data files are related to CACTVS. The CTAB file is a CACTVS Data. CACTVS is a distributed client/server system for the computation, management, analysis and visualisation of chemical information of any, even dynamically and ad-hoc defined type.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .ctab file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ctab files. Be especially cautious with .ctab files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .ctab 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .ctab file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
cab, crab, cta, ctb, tab
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
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