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Details of extension .arj

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

ARJ Compressed Archive

The ARJ file is an ARJ Compressed Archive. It is the native format of ARJ (dos) and WinARJ archiver. Like other archives, ARJ files are data containers, they store one or several files in the compressed form.
Detailed description not available
Category: Archive files
Application: WinARJ
Program name: WinARJ.exe
Mime-type: application/x-arj-compressed
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
a00, a01, a02, a03, a04, a05, a06, a07, a08, a09, a10, a11, a12, a13, a14, a15, a16, a17, a18, a19, a20, a21, a22, a23, a24
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Unix Gzipped TAR Archive
Compressed File
ZIP Archive

Other types of files may also use the .arj file extension. If you have helpful information about .arj 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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AspectJ Source Code
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The .arj filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ark (1), arh (1), ajr (1), adj (1), aru (1), arm (1), ari (1), ar (1), aj (1), ary (1), arn (1)

Can't open a .arj file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.arj

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