Notes about the ARE 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 ARE file type is primarily associated with 'BioWare Aurora Engine' by BioWare Corp.. In the BioWare Aurora engine, each Area in a module is described by three files. Each file has the same filename, but a different extension. The following are brief summaries of the area file types. ARE - static area information: area properties and tile layout. GIT - dynamic area information - game object instances and sound properties. GIC - area comments - contains toolset-only comments on game object instances. The file type are in BioWare's Generic File Format (GFF).