File Extension SHAR

.SHAR File

File extension: SHAR
File type: Shar Archive File


Notes about the SHAR 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 SHAR file type is primarily associated with 'UNIX'.

A self-extracting archive that uses the Bourne shell (sh).

Typically lower case on *nix systems.


Detailed information for file extension shar:


Primary association: UNIX
File classification: Archive
Mime type: application/x-shar, application/x-sh

Other applications associated with file type SHAR:

  • Unknown Apple II File ((found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom))



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

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System Info for File Extension .SHAR

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: ZipZag.shar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ZipZag\zipzag.exe %1


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