Information about the .~ (~) file type

Below is all the information we have available on file about the .~ (~) file type.

.~
Outlook express address book backup.

Note: This is the file "~", not a file with the extension ".~". This is a backup of the outlook express address book. It should have the extension .wab but doesn't owning to a bug in a patch released by Microsoft.

Where this is available we would like to include file format information on .~ files, as well as information on how to view or open files of type .~. If you know of any information which we have missed then please let us know.