File Extension AR

.AR File

File extension: AR
File type: Small Indexed Archive


Notes about the AR file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The AR file type is primarily associated with 'AIX'. The ar command maintains the indexed libraries used by the linkage editor. The ar command combines one or more named files into a single archive file written in ar archive format. Applies to AIX prior to v4.3.

Detailed information for file extension AR:


Primary association: AIX
Identifying characters Hex: 3C 61 69 61 66 66 3E 0D , ASCII: .aiaff
Related links: ar Command Reference

Other applications associated with file type AR:

  • Javasoft JRE 1.3 Library File
  • Midtown Madness (City Add-on) by Microsoft CorporationMidtown Madness 2 is a free roam racing/arcade sequel to Midtown Madness, part of the Midtown Madness series, developed by Angel Studios (now Rockstar San Diego) and published by Microsoft Game Studios. Use a program such as 7-zip or IzArc to access the archive. This association is classified as Archive. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 50 4B 03 04 , ASCII: PK Related links: Wikipedia Midtown Madness Page
  • UNIX LibraryThe traditional archive format on Unix-like systems, now used mainly for the creation of static libraries. This association is classified as Archive. The Mime types used with this association are: application/x-unix-archive. Related links: UNIX Info Page
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .AR

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: AquaRealFile, FileType: Aqua Real File, AppName: Program

ProgramID: Access.Shortcut.Report.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office10\MSACCESS.EXE /NOSTARTUP /SHELLSYSTEM [OpenReport %1,2]

ProgramID: Access.Shortcut.Report.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\MSACCESS.EXE /NOSTARTUP /SHELLSYSTEM [OpenReport %1,2]

ProgramID: Access.Shortcut.Report.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office\MSACCESS.EXE /NOSTARTUP /SHELLSYSTEM [OpenReport %1,2]

ProgramID: AquaRealFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Formosoft\Aqua Real DEMO version 1.3\AquaReal.scr %1

ProgramID: jarfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Java\bin\javaw.exe -jar %1

ProgramID: jarfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\javaw.exe -jar %1 %*

ProgramID: jarfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Java\j2re1.4.2_05\bin\javaw.exe -jar %1 %*

ProgramID: jarfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Java\j2re1.4.2_06\bin\javaw.exe -jar %1 %*

ProgramID: jarfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\javasoft\jre1.4\1.4.1\bin\javaw.exe -jar %1

ProgramID: jarfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JavaSoft\JRE\1.3.1\bin\javaw.exe -jar %1

ProgramID: jarfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JavaSoft\JRE\1.3.1_03\bin\javaw.exe -jar %1

ProgramID: Nokia.ApplicationInstaller
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 6\ApplicationInstaller.exe %1

ProgramID: PARAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PowerArchiver\POWERARC.EXE %1

ProgramID: PATAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PowerArchiver\POWERARC.EXE %1

ProgramID: PAZIP
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PowerArchiver\POWERARC.EXE %1

ProgramID: QuickTime.kar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QUICKT~1\QuickTimePlayer.exe %1

ProgramID: RealJukebox.lar.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealOne Player\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: RealJukebox.lar.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp\winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: WinRAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe %1

ProgramID: WinZip
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WINZIP\winzip32.exe %1

ProgramID: AquaRealFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Formosoft\Aqua Real DEMO version 1.3.2\AquaReal.scr

ProgramID: AquaRealFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Formosoft\PC Aquarium Deluxe 3.0\AquaReal.scr


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