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Details of extension .arc

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

LH ARC Compressed Archive

The ARC file is an LH ARC Compressed Archive.
Category: Archive files
Application: ZipZag
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-arc-compressed
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
ARJ Compressed Archive
Compressed Microsoft Cabinet File
Gzip Compressed File
LHarc Compressed Archive
StuffIt Expander Archive
Tape Archive
Unix Gzipped TAR Archive
Compressed File
ZIP Archive
.arc
Tinker Archive .arc file icon

Tinker Archive

The ARC file is a Tinker Archive. Tinker is a software tools for Molecular Design. A TINKER archive file is simply a series of XYZ Cartesian coordinate files appended together one after another.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: Tinker
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Tinker Fractional Coordinates
Tinker Cartesian Coordinates
Tinker Internal Coordinates
Tinker Dynamics Computation Data
Tinker Sequence
Tinker End File
Tinker Parameter File
Tinker Keyword Parameters
.arc
AMPAC Archive File .arc file icon

AMPAC Archive File

The ARC file is an AMPAC Archive File. AMPAC is a general-purpose semiempirical quantum chemistry program. It is marketed by Semichem, Inc. and was developed originally by Michael Dewar and his group.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: AMPAC
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
AMPAC Visualization File
AMPAC ICI Data
.arc
BASIS ASCII Resource Data .arc file icon

BASIS ASCII Resource Data

The ARC file is a BASIS ASCII Resource Data. BASIS International Ltd. is the developer and supplier of the BBx family of interpreted programming languages derived from Business BASIC, the newest generation of which is BBj.
Category: Development files
Application: BASIS BBx
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
BASIS GUIBuilder Control Data
BASIS Binary Resource Data
.arc
FreeArc Archive File .arc file icon

FreeArc Archive File

The ARC file is a FreeArc Archive File. FreeArc is a modern general-purpose archiver. Main advantage of FreeArc is fast but efficient compression and rich set of features.
Detailed description not available
Category: Archive files
Application: FreeArc
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-freearc
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
wrc
Links:
-
Related extensions:
ZIP Archive
WinRAR Archive
.arc
Norton Backup Archive .arc file icon

Norton Backup Archive

The ARC file is a Norton Backup Archive. Norton Backup is a program to backup files.
Detailed description not available
Category: Archive files
Application: Norton Backup
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
-
.arc
I-DEAS Archive .arc file icon

I-DEAS Archive

The ARC file is an I-DEAS Archive. I-DEAS (Integrated Design and Engineering Analysis Software), a Computer-aided design (CAD) software package originally produced by Structural Dynamics Research Corporation, is currently owned by Siemens PLM Software,
Detailed description not available
Category: Archive files
Application: I-DEAS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
Related extensions:
I-DEAS Document
I-DEAS Model
I-DEAS UNV File
I-DEAS Data
I-DEAS Associated Data
I-DEAS Master Drafting Machine Data
.arc
Symbian OS Backup Archive .arc file icon

Symbian OS Backup Archive

The ARC file is a Symbian OS Backup Archive. Symbian is a discontinued mobile operating system (OS) and computing platform designed for smartphones
Detailed description not available
Category: Archive files
Application: SymbianOS
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
-
Related extensions:
Adobe Font Metrics
MS-DOS Code Page Information
Fontographer Font Project
Windows Bitmap Font
Postscript Type1 ASCII Font
Postscript Type1 Font Binary
TrueType Font
Font Definition Block
Microsoft Windows Font
.arc
Super Smash Bros Game Archive .arc file icon

Super Smash Bros Game Archive

The ARC file is a Super Smash Bros Game Archive. Super Smash Bros is a platform fighter game series made by Nintendo.
Detailed description not available
Category: Audio files
Application: Super Smash Bros
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Aliases:
-
Links:
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Related extensions:
Super Smash Bros Nus3bank Audio Archive
Nintendo Gamecube Streamed Audio
Nintendo Gamecube Game Video
Super Smash Bros NUS3 Audio Data
Super Smash Bros Crusade Profile

Other types of files may also use the .arc file extension. If you have helpful information about .arc 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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Audio Comparer Results Data
XMap Output Data
Cinema 4D After Effects Composition
Active-HDL Drawing
AfterGRASP Compiled Script
Midtown Madness 2 Game Data
Holux MapShow Map
AOL Instant Messenger Resource Data

The .arc filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

rac (1), atc (1), arv (1), arf (1), ar (1), afc (1), adc (1), xrc (1), ac (1), rc (1), qrc (1), arx (1), ars (1), ard (1), agc (1)

Can't open a .arc file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.arc

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