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Details of extension .zar

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Zemax Archive

The ZAR file is a Zemax Archive. Zemax is an optical design program that is used to design and analyze imaging systems such as camera lenses, as well as illumination systems.
Category: Data files
Application: Zemax
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Zemax Lens Data
Zemax Table Glass Data
Zemax Beam File
Zemax Multi-mode File
Zemax Programming Language Source Code
Zemax Encrypted Coating File
Zemax Face Number File
Zemax Lens Catalog File
Zemax Object Format File
Sony PlayStation 2 Audio Data .zar file icon

Sony PlayStation 2 Audio Data

The ZAR file is a Sony PlayStation 2 Audio Data. The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a video game console that was developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
Detailed description not available
Category: Audio files
Application: Sony PlayStation 2
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
PlayStation 2 Sound Format Audio
Sony PlayStation 2 Music Data
Sony PlayStation 2 Saved Data
Sony PlayStation 2 Video Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Apache Axis2 Service Archive
Midtown Madness 2 Game Data
Sage Timeslips Backup Data
Microsoft Excel Auto-recovery Data
Line of Sight: Vietnam Game Data
Carmageddon Game Data
ZAwinEHE Project
ZoneCentral Access List Data
MSN Gaming Zone Data File

The .zar filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

zat (1), zae (1), za (1), sar (1), aar (1), zzr (1), zaf (1), zad (1), xar (1), ar (1)

Can't open a .zar file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.zar

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