File Extension PAR2

.PAR2 File

File extension: PAR2


Notes about the PAR2 file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The PAR2 file type is primarily associated with 'Parity Archive Volume Set'. A tool to apply the data-recovery capability concepts of RAID-like systems to the posting and recovery of multi-part archives on Usenet.

Detailed information for file extension PAR2:


Primary association: Parity Archive Volume Set
Identifying characters Hex: 50 41 52 32 00 50 4B 54 , ASCII: PAR2.PKT
Related links: QuickPar for Win32
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

To view technical data on file-extension PAR2 click this link to expand/hide the additional area.

System Info for File Extension .PAR2

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: PAR2_Recovery_Volume
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickPar\QuickPar.exe %1

ProgramID: PAR2_Recovery_Volume
EXEFile: G:\qpar\QuickPar.exe %1

ProgramID: PAR2_Recovery_Volume
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickPar 0.8\QuickPar.exe


Did this entry help you? Next time avoid the search engines and come directly to FILExt.



Home | How To Use FILExt | Tell Us About an Extension | FAQ | Terms | Privacy
© Copyright 2000- FILExt - All Rights Reserved. Microsoft is a trademark of the Microsoft group of companies