How to open AB files

Did your computer fail to open an AB file? We explain what AB files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is an AB file?

The AB file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the AB file type for different types of data.

We are aware of 1 different use of the AB extension, which you can read more about below.

Android adb backup (unencrypted)

Through our analysis of AB files, we know that one use of the format is Android adb backup (unencrypted). We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Software that will open, convert or fix AB files

These apps are known to open certain types of AB files. Since many different programs may use AB files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific AB file.

WinRARWinRARUser submitted
Army BuilderArmy BuilderUser submitted
Nexus Root ToolkitNexus Root ToolkitUser submitted
Army Builder EXArmy Builder EXUser submitted
ActiveBasicActiveBasicUser submitted
GRAMS/AIGRAMS/AIUser submitted
DNA Baser AssemblerDNA Baser AssemblerUser submitted
PlanetDancePlanetDanceUser submitted
SoloistSoloistUser submitted
Droid ExplorerDroid ExplorerUser submitted
We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with AB-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with AB-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!