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A3R file format description

Many people share .a3r files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .a3r file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .a3r files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.a3r - Alan v3 Resource File

A3R file is an Alan v3 Resource File. Alan is a tool for creating works of Interactive Fiction, a.k.a text adventures. It is easy to use. It's focus has always been on the authoring aspects.

.a3r file format description:
A3R format
Alan IF
Game Data files
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Alan v3 Resource File related links:
Alan v3 Resource File related extensions:
Alan v3 Adventure Code
Alan IF Document
Alan v3 Source Code

Naturally, other applications may also use the .a3r file extension. Even harmful programs can create .a3r files. Be especially cautious with .a3r files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .a3r file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .a3r file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

3r, awr, ar, a3d, arr, a3e

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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