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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. 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.

Archive files
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ASAR Archive related extensions:
Advanced File Security 3 Encrypted Data
SecureZIP Archive
UniTrader 2006 Website Archive
DigitalHIWAY Concatenated JPEG Library
Akeeba Secured Backup Archive
Akeeba Multi-part Backup Archive

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.

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:

Flash Server-side ActionScript
Android Library Project.
C64 Saracen Paint Image
ESRI ArcScene Data
Squeak Archive
Microsoft Visual InterDev Data

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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