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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.

Data files
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Archivaldo Resource Archive related extensions:
LASzip Compressed Lidar Data
Laser Dispatch Data File
KNX Virtual Device Export File
Koyo Screen Creator 5 Transmission File
ILDA Frames
YTGen Population Data

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.

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:

Remedy ARS Macro
Astrotite 200X Archive
Autodesk AutoCAD Runtime Extension
ArcGIS ArcGlobe Data
Android Library Project.
RiTE Ascii Animation

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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