.TAP File Extension

File Type:
Commodore 64 Cassette Tape Image

Having trouble opening .tap extension? Don't panic! This page explains what tap files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open tap files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a TAP file?

Tap file extension has Commodore 64 Cassette Tape Image file type, which is associated with the "disk image files" category.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

tap file icon
File Type:
Commodore 64 Cassette Tape Image
Disk Image Files

How to open TAP file?

Double click the tap file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .tap extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the tap extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the tap file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open TAP files

  • Windows Windows
    • Fuse Fuse
    • CCS CCS
    • C64 Forever C64 Forever
    • Spectrum 128K Spectrum 128K
    • UnrealSpeccy UnrealSpeccy
    • Zephyr Zephyr
    • UKV UKV
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Fuse Fuse
    • Power64 Power64
  • Linux Linux
    • Fuse Fuse

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the tap file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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