ARA file format description
Many people share .ara files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ara file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ara files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.ara - Archivaldo Resource Archive
The ARA data files are related to Archivaldo. The ARA file is an Archivaldo Resource Archive. Archivaldo is a file archiver for the rest of us, where you can pack, extract, delete, password protect, search and share all your files in a compact binary file system called ARA (Archivaldo Resource Archive). The Archivaldo seems to be no longer supported.
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- Archivaldo Resource Archive related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .ara file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ara files. Be especially cautious with .ara files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .ara 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .ara file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
aa, aar, ada, aea, afa, aga, ar, arq, arw, arx, arz, ata, ra, raa, wra
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- RiTE Ascii Animation
- Remedy ARS Macro
- Astrotite 200X Archive
- Android Library Project
- Autodesk AutoCAD Runtime Extension
- ArcGIS ArcGlobe Data
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