ARI file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ari - ARRIRAW Photo

The ARI graphic files are related to ARRIRAW Converter. The ARI file is an ARRIRAW Photo. ARRIRAW is a format created by Arri for its digital cinema cameras.

ARRIRAW Converter
Graphic files
- / -
ARRIRAW Photo related extensions:
Windows Icon
CompW Bitmap
Gimp Brush Image
SGI Image
Whypic Image
TRS 80 Image

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

Can't open a .ari 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 .ari file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

adi, aei, afi, agi, ai, air, ar, arj, ark, arl, aro, ati, rai, ri, wri

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Microsoft Accounting Import
AOMEI Backupper Backup Archive
AOL Organizer File
SPEFO Stellar Spectra Analysis Data
PowerDesk Pro Archive
OpenBook Document

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

If you find the information on this page useful, please feel free to link to this page.

If you have useful information about the .ari file format, then write to us! >> ARI file