How to open a file with .cab extension?

File Type : Archive file type
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

You'll need a new app to open this .cab file

Searching for the right program to open .cab files?

"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.


What is .cab file extension?

The CAB file extension stands for the word "cabinet", which defines the nature of these files. It supports .ZIP, Quantum, and LZX data compressions used for Windows software installations such as system files, network components, and device drivers. A CAB file is a native archive format for Microsoft Windows that consists of compressed data. A variety of Microsoft installers such as Setup API, Device Installer, and AdvPack often install data from CAB files.
You can see a list of software programs here on www.easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open cabfiles:

  • 7-Zip
  • Microsoft System Configuration Utility
  • WinInizio ZipGenius
  • Corel WinZip 18.5
  • WinRAR 5
  • IZArc
  • Microsoft Windows Installer
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010
  • Corel WinZip Mac 3
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
  • The Unarchiver
  • Incredible Bee Archiver
  • cabextract