How to open ABD file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

ABD files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing ABD file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with ABD extension. However, it should be remembered that ABD file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is Text Adventure Authoring System but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.

So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning ABD files and search for its solution.

A list of programs supporting files types with ABD extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.

  • Text Adventure Authoring System

    .abd file extension

    Category: Various Files

    OS Software
    Windows Adventure Builder Adventure Builder
  • The Bat! Mail Processing System

    .abd file extension

    Category: Internet Files

    OS Software
    Windows The Bat! The Bat!
    The Bat! Professional The Bat! Professional
    The Bat! Private Disk The Bat! Private Disk
    The Bat! Voyager The Bat! Voyager
    BatPost! BatPost!
  • Quicken Address Book Add-on

    .abd file extension

    Category: Various Files

    OS Software
    Windows Quicken Quicken

How to check if a file we want to open is not infected by malware or viruses?

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from ABD files in the Windows system.
  • Click “Start scanning” and wait until the programme performs the scanning process on your computer.

What are the reasons of errors concerning ABD extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning ABD extension are Windows system registry errors. That is why, in the first place it is recommended to:

  • Scan computer in order to identify, repair and open the ABD file
  • Check system registry from the angle of hidden errors
  • Repair file’s associations with programs in the system registry

If you are not sure if the above problems concern you, you should consider other frequent irregularities:

  • You do not have an appropriate application installed that supports ABD file extension
  • ABD file is corrupted
  • The application’s version necessary to open the file is not correct
  • The file is not assigned to an appropriate program

Solving problems with ABD files


If ABD file does not open, firstly, it is worth using files associations built in the Windows system with application that can support them. In order to do it, you should double-click a ABD file icon. A list of programs that probably support such a file will appear. It is enough to choose one of them so that Windows would open a given extension with it. Incorrect file’s association will result in Windows trying to open ABD file with a wrong program all the time even if there is an appropriate application supporting this format on a drive. In this case, it is necessary to perform the above mentioned registry scanning and associations’ repair.

If associations are correct and Windows still cannot open the file, most probably the computer does not have appropriate software supporting files with name containing ABD in their extension. The solution to this problem is very simple. You should buy or download a free (if they exist) application that will allow you to open, browse and edit ABD format. It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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