Is there a way to download tab files from ultimate-guitar? I had read somewhere that you could download tabs and use with with Guitar Pro 6 software. I just bought Guitar Pro 6 and haven't been able to figure out how to download the tab files.

Yea - once you search for a tab you want on the UG homepage, if there's a guitar pro tab for it it will say 'guitar pro' on the right side. Just click it then scroll down to where the button says Download etc etc.

If you're not getting the option to download it and its just opening straight up into guitar pro, check your web browser download settings. Or you can just go to File -> Save in guitar pro of the tab and save it wherever.