FAB file format description
Many people share .fab files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .fab file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .fab files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.fab - Fab@Home Fabber Model
The FAB document files are related to Model 2 Software. FAB file is a Fab@Home Fabber Model. Fab@Home is a project dedicated to making and using fabbers - machines that can make almost anything, right on your desktop. Fabbers (a.k.a. 3D printers or rapid prototyping machines) are a relatively new form of manufacturing that builds 3D objects by carefully depositing materials drop by drop, layer by layer.
- Model 2 Software
- Document files
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- Fab@Home Fabber Model related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .fab file extension. Even harmful programs can create .fab files. Be especially cautious with .fab files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .fab 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 .fab file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ab, afb, bab, cab, dab, eab, fa, faf, fag, fah, fan, fav, fb, fba, fwb
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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