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Details of extension .paq7

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .paq7 file extension, which is related to PAQ7 Data Archive.

We'll explain what exactly a .paq7 file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .paq7 files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the file format associated with this file extension!


  1. PAQ7 Data Archive

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PAQ7 Data Archive

paq7 file - PAQ7 Data Archive
The PAQ7 file belongs to the Archive category and works with PAQ, being used as a PAQ7 Data Archive. PAQ is a series of lossless data compression archivers that have gone through collaborative development to top rankings on several benchmarks measuring compression ratio. The developer is still actively supporting the PAQ, likely. Our data shows that PAQ uses 10 more file types.
Application: PAQ
Program name: -
Category: Archive files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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The .paq7 file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .paq7 extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .paq7 file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.paq Hewlett-Packard Software Restore Archive

The .paq7 extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .paq7 filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

paq (1)

Having trouble opening a .paq7 file?

If you want to open a .paq7 file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .paq7 association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.paq7

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 with 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