File Extension XAR

.XAR File

File extension: XAR
File type: AutoRecover File
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Notes about the XAR 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 XAR file type is primarily associated with 'Excel' by Microsoft Corporation. AutoRecover saves all files as the current Excel file format, regardless of the original file format opened. The file is saved as a hidden file with an arbitrary filename with the extension .XAR (for example, ~ar18a.xar).

Detailed information for file extension XAR:


Primary association: Excel
Company: Microsoft Corporation
File classification: Spreadsheet
Related links: AutoRecover File Info

Other applications associated with file type XAR:

  • Xara X (Vector Drawing) by Xara Group LimitedAlso applies to Xara Xtreme, the latest version of XaraX. This association is classified as Graphic. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 58 41 52 41 A3 A3 0D 0 , ASCII: XARAProgram ID: XaraX.Document , GraphicsConverterPro.xar
  • Corel Xara DrawingAn old Corel file format The Mime types used with this association are: application/xara, application/x-corelxara, application/vnd.xara.
  • eXtensible ARchiver (Archive)The XAR project aims to provide an easily extensible archive format. This association is classified as Archive. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 78 61 72 21 , ASCII: xar!
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 .XAR

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: XnView.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\XnView\xnview.exe %1

ProgramID: XaraX.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Xara\XARAX1~1\XaraX.exe %1

ProgramID: XaraX.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Xara\XARAXT~2\Xtreme.exe

ProgramID: XaraX.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Xara\XARAXT~1\Xtreme.exe %1

ProgramID: XaraX.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Xara\XARAXT~1.2\Xtreme.exe

ProgramID: 7-Zip.xar
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\7-Zip\7zFM.exe


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