File Extension ARE

.ARE File

File extension: ARE
File type: Area


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).

Detailed information for file extension ARE:


Primary association: BioWare Aurora Engine
Company: BioWare Corp.

Other applications associated with file type ARE:

  • Infinity Game Engine (Area Description) by BioWare Corp. This association is classified as Game. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 41 52 45 41 56 31 2E 30 , ASCII: AREAV1.0
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 .ARE

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: Arcaed.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\KADATH~1\ARCANU~1\arcaed.exe /dde

ProgramID: AreaEditor.Document
EXEFile: E:\DOCUME~1\(.)\Desktop\smaug\AREAED~1.33\AREAED~1.EXE /dde


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