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Details of extension .006

0 extension(s) and 2 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .006 file?
  • Which program can create the .006 file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .006 format?
  • What can convert .006 files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .006 extension?
WinRAR Archive .rar file icon

WinRAR Archive

The RAR file is a WinRAR Archive. It is the native format of WinRAR archiver. Like other archives, RAR files are data containers, they store one or several files in the compressed form. After you downloaded RAR file from Internet, you need to unpack its contents in order to use it.
Category: Archive files
Application: WinRAR
Program name: WinRAR.exe
Mime-type: application/x-rar-compressed
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007, 008, 009, 010, 016, 032, r00, r01, r02, r03, r04, r05, r06, r07, r08, r09, r10, r11, r17, r30, r99
Related extensions:
.sv4cpio System V Release 4 CPIO Archive
.cbr RAR Compressed Comic Book
.lpaq1 LPAQ1 Compressed Archive
.seg1 Stuffit Segment Data
.put Microfox PUT Compressed Archive
Norton Ghost Spanned Image .ghs file icon

Norton Ghost Spanned Image

The GHS file is a Norton Ghost Spanned Image. Norton Ghost is a hard drive imaging/cloning software from Symantec. When creating an image file of a disk or partition that is larger than 2 GB, such as a FAT32 partition or an NTFS partition, Ghost automatically splits the image file into two or more smaller files called segments or spans, so that each is 2 GB or smaller.
Category: Disk Image files
Application: Symantec Norton Ghost
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
000, 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007, 008, 009, 010
Related extensions:
.tibx Acronis Backup v12 Archive
.pqi PowerQuest Drive Image
.ght Norton Ghost Project
.ex Norton Ghost Template Data
.tbi TeraByte Unlimited Image

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

.p06 Parity Archive v2 Data
.00t Magic Knight Rayearth Extra Data
.00 The Ur-Quan Masters Saved Game

The .006 filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

00 (1)

Can't open a .006 file?

If you want to open a .006 file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .006 association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.006

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android