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Details of extension .a3r

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .a3r file?
  • Which program can create the .a3r file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .a3r format?
  • What can convert .a3r files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .a3r extension?
Alan v3 Resource File .a3r file icon

Alan v3 Resource File

A3R file is an Alan v3 Resource File. Alan is a tool for creating works of Interactive Fiction, a.k.a text adventures. It is easy to use. It's focus has always been on the authoring aspects.
Category: Game Data files
Application: Alan IF
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Alan v3 Adventure Code
Alan v3 Source Code

Other types of files may also use the .a3r file extension. If you have helpful information about .a3r extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .a3r filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

arr (1), aer (1), a3e (1), 3r (1), awr (1), ar (1), a3g (1), a3d (1)

Can't open a .a3r file?

If you want to open a .a3r file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .a3r association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.a3r

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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android