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TAP file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.tap - ZX Spectrum Emulator Tape Data TAP

The TAP data files are related to ZX-32. TAP file is a ZX Spectrum Emulator Tape Data. The ZX Spectrum is a home computer (8bit) released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research Ltd.

Data files
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ZX Spectrum Emulator Tape Data TAP related extensions:
ZX Spectrum Emulator SLT Snapshot
ZX Spectrum Emulator Snapshot
ZX Spectrum Emulator Snapshot Extended
ZX Spectrum Emulator Tape Data TZX
ZX Spectrum Emulator Snapshot Z80
ZX Spectrum Emulator ZXS Snapshot

.tap - GSM Transferred Account Procedure Data

The TAP data files are related to Tap3Edit. TAP file is a GSM Transferred Account Procedure Data. GSM Transferred Account Procedure (TAP) defines the format and validation rules for transferring roaming usage information between mobile operators in different countries. TAP3 is the third specification version of the standard. The files transferred are termed TAP files.

Data files
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GSM Transferred Account Procedure Data related extensions:
GSM Returned Accounts Procedure Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .tap file extension. Even harmful programs can create .tap files. Be especially cautious with .tap files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .tap 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 .tap file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ap, atp, fap, gap, hap, rap, ta, tal, tao, tp, tpa, twp, txp, tzp, yap

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, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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