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Details of extension .ear

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Java Enterprise Archive

The EAR file is a Java Enterprise archive. J2EE uses an EAR file to package a complete J2EE application. EAR files may contain both EJB archive files (JAR) and web application archive files (WAR).
Detailed description not available
Category: Application files
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/java-archive
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Java Class Data
Java Archive
Java Manifest File
Java Application Descriptor
Digital Signature
Java Web Archive
JBuilder Project
Java Properties File
Pack200 Archive
ETI Audio Recording File .ear file icon

ETI Audio Recording File

The EAR file is an ETI Audio Recording File. The EAR file is essentially an ADPCM WAVE file.
Detailed description not available
Category: Audio files
Application: EyeCon
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
ETI Video Recording File

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Chart Navigator Pro Aeronautical Raster Map
Midtown Madness 2 Game Data
DAR Disk Archive
Amazon Kindle End Announcement
EAD Document
MicroEMACS Abbreviation File
VecTor5 Ground Acceleration Record Data
E-Cell 2 Rule Data
Electronic Remittance Advice Data

The .ear filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ar (1), sar (1), far (1), era (1), eqr (1), ead (1), dar (1), aer (1), war (1), rar (1), exr (1), er (1), eaf (1), ea (1)

Can't open a .ear file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ear

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