ASAR file format description
Many people share .asar files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .asar file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .asar files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.asar - ASAR Archive
The ASAR archive files are related to ASAR. The ASAR file is an ASAR Archive. Asar is a simple extensive archive format, it works like tar that concatenates all files together without compression, while having random access support.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .asar file extension. Even harmful programs can create .asar files. Be especially cautious with .asar files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .asar 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 .asar file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
aar, asa, asat, asr, sar
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Android Library Project
- Flash Server-side ActionScript
- Asura Engine Audio Streaming Archive
- ESRI ArcScene Data
- SAPCAR Archive
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