Thunderbird Contacts Viewer





SysTools MAB Viewer Freeware

Avail a Free Utility to View Thunderbird Address Book File

(Average Rating 4.7 Based on 597 Reviews)
  • Read Mozilla address book contacts
  • Open MAB file: Abook.mab, history.mab, impab.mab & SQLite files
  • Extracts non-readable MAB file to readable text
  • Read MAB file details and meta data
  • Explore contact details from MAB
  • Auto detect Thunderbird contacs from the configured profiles
  • Completely free to view MAB & SQLite contacts
  • Activate license to unlock Thunderbird MAB conversion
  • Runs on all the latest Windows OS versions

Free Live Demo - SysTools MAB Viewer Fully Secured Download Version

all MAB files supoprted

Compatible with All MAB Files

Mozilla Thunderbird keeps the address book in MAB(old editions) or SQLite(new editions). It creates 4 types of files and our MAB Viewer tool supports them all.

  • abook.mab: Stores all the contacts added in the Thunderbird address book list.
  • history.mab: Stores contacts of previously installed email clients.
  • impab.mab: Stores address book imported into Thunderbird.
  • SQLite Files: The SQLite format has replaced MAB in Mozilla Thunderbird 78.0 and its later versions. The files now appear as abook.sqlite, history.sqlite, and impab.sqlite.

Address Book Fields One Can Read with MAB Viewer

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Display
  • Nickname
  • Email
  • Additional Email
  • Chat Name
  • Work
  • Home
  • Fax
  • Pager
  • Mobile
  • Address
  • City
  • State
  • Province
  • ZIP / Postal Code
  • Country
  • Web Page
  • Birthday
  • Title
  • Department
  • Organization
  • Address
  • City
  • State
  • Province
  • ZIP / Postal Code
  • Country
  • Webpage
  • Custom Messages
  • Notes
  • Google Talk
  • AIM
  • Yahoo
  • Skype
  • QQ / ICQ
  • MSN
  • Jabber ID
  • IRC Nick
  • Generic Photo
  • Photo from Computer
  • Photo from Web

Key Features of Thunderbird Address Book Viewer

A Free Tool to Open & View All MAB Contacts

Open MAB Address Book

Open MAB Address Book

Free MAB viewer tool simplifies the operation to read MAB file as any type of MAB files can be easily opened in the interface. It supports to open MAB file contacts from different applications including Thunderbird, SeaMonkey address book etc.

Open SQLite Address Book

Supports SQLite Address Book

MAB Viewer also supports the Thunderbird SQLite contacts file such as abook.sqlite, history.sqlite, etc. It serves as an efficient approach to read SQLite file contacts and study the associated information.

view all Thunderbird contacts

View All Contacts Details

The users can easily add the address book files from the Thunderbird account to view MAB file list of contacts. It displays a complete list of contacts as well as other fields including name, nickname, phone number etc.

auo detect address book

Auto Detect Thunderbird Contacts

The MAB file opener makes searching for contacts file an easy task for the users. With the help of its auto-detect feature, the software can automatically detect all the address books files from your configured Thunderbird profile.

Preview MAB data

Preview MAB in Dual Modes

Any of contacts can be opened by the MAB file opener tool as it does not put forward any restriction on the size of MAB & SQLite file. MAB viewer freeware also previews the contacts in 2 diffferent modes i.e., Horizonatal mode and Vertical mode.

Windows compatibility

Compatible with Windows Platform

Thundebird address book viewer runs on all the latest Windows OS. It opens Thunderbird MAB and SQLite files on Windows 11 (64-bit), Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) easily.

Thunderbird Address Book Viewer Specifications

Download Application to Open MAB Files Easily

Software Download

Size : 11.9 MB

Version : 9.0

MD5 :22d375e4092b7b2967a4016225452f01

Trial Limitations

Free version of SysTools MAB Viewer displays all the added contacts. It only limits the number of contacts that you can convert to 15 contacts per MAB & SQLite file.

System Specifications

Hard Disk Space
100 MB of free hard disk space required

4 GB is recommended

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo CPU E4600 @ 2.40GHz 2.39GHz

Operating System

Microsoft Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (32-bit & 64-bit), Windows 11 (64-bit), Windows Server 2008 / 2012 R2 / 2016


For Windows 11 (64-bit), Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7, it is required to launch the tool as "Run as Administrator"




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Compare Features of DEMO and Licensed Version of the Software

Features DEMO Version FULL Version
Open Thunderbird MAB File
Open Thunderbird SQLite File
Preview all contacts information
Dual View mode
Auto Detect Address Book
Windows OS Version Support
Conversion 15 Contacts
Cost FREE $49

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the Commonly Asked Questions about Thunderbird Contacts

Can I view Thunderbird MAB address book backup file using MAB viewer?

I had backed up my Thunderbird address book a few years ago. However, when I am now trying to view MAB file, it displays an error that MAB file cannot be opened. I need to view the contacts immediately. Is there any scope of opening such backup file?

Yes, MAB viewer Freeware can be used to open and read Thunderbird address book backup file. You just need to open MAB file in the application, it generates a listed view of the embedded contacts.

My Personal address book contains around thousands of contacts, which when saved generated a MAB file of around 10 GB. Many software imposes maximum limit on size, which hampers the task. Does this MAB viewer freeware also limits the maximum file size?

Thunderbird Address Book viewer is free of any restriction to view MAB file format. You can surely read any sized address books without facing any kind of limitation.

No, Thunderbird installation is not mandatory for viewing address book files. You only need it when you want the software to auto-detect the MAB and SQLite files from your computer.

I have come to know that multiple software manipulates or alter the actual data, which degrades the integrity. Does your software attempt to open contacts efficiently?

Yes, you can go for this MAB file reader without any second thoughts because it has been designed to meet all integrity standards. All the contacts get enlisted in actual formatting; without being altered or manipulated.

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