Newly installed QGIS and trying to open a .TAB file created with MapInfo Pro but fails to create shapefile receiving message ".TAB file not supported".
I Followed instructions > layers > add vector layer >.
Any suggestions please?
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Maybe the table is an Extended MapInfo Table build with a 64 bit version of MapInfo Pro?
Open the tab file in a text editor and see if it says "Type NATIVE" or "Type NATIVEX"
NATIVEX is the new Extended MapInfo Table format which isn't supported by the MITAB driver and so not supported by QGIS.
You can try to save it into a "standard" MapInfo Table using MapInfo Pro.