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CSAR file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.csar - CARIS Spatial Archive

The CSAR data files are related to CARIS. CSAR file is a CARIS Spatial Archive. The CARIS application is used for visualizing raster, cloud and vector data.

Data files
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CARIS Spatial Archive related extensions:
CARIS Hydrographic Object Binary Data
CARIS Marine Navigation Data
CARIS Vector Transparency Mask Data

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

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

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

car, csa, csr, czar, sar, scar

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, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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