ARK file format description
Many people share .ark files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ark file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ark files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.ark - PowerDesk Pro Archive
ARK file is a PowerDesk Pro Archive. PowerDesk Pro is a file management software for windows operating system.
.ark - OpenBook Document
ARK file is an OpenBook Document. OpenBook is a software program that transforms your personal computer and scanner into a reading machine. OpenBook converts printed documents or graphic-based text into an electronic text format on your PC, using quality speech and the latest optical character recognition (OCR) technology.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .ark file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ark files. Be especially cautious with .ark files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .ark 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 .ark file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ak, rk, aro, arl, ar, wrk, atk, arm, arj
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- TracerCAD File
- Andrew Toolkit Raster Image
- Midtown Madness 2 Game Data
- RK Compressed Archive
- ARJ Compressed Archive
- Lotus Symphony Spreadsheet
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