ARSC file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.arsc - Android Package Resource

The ARSC development files are related to Android SDK. The ARSC file is an Android Package Resource.

Android SDK
Development files
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Android Package Resource related extensions:
ECMAScript 5 Source Code
GDevelop Extension
Google Closure Template
TensorFlow Model
Kodos Data
Windows Trace Message Header File

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

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

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

agsc, arc, ars, asc, rsc

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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

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