DAR file format description

Many people often share .dar files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .dar files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .dar files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .dar files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .dar file format.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dar - DAR Disk Archive

The DAR archive files are related to DAR. The DAR file is a DAR Disk Archive. Dar is a command-line software aimed to backup and archiving large live filesystems. It is a filesystem independent and cross platform tool.

Category:Archive files
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DAR Disk Archive related extensions:

  • bbb BlackBerry Mobile Phone Backup
  • ctz Custody Toolbox Compressed Backup
  • aza ProSystem fx Engagement Admin Package
  • ccz CommCare Package
  • tzb TAR.Z.btoa Compressed Archive
  • par2 Parity Archive v2 Data

.dar - DVD Architect Project

The DAR project files are related to VEGAS DVD Architect. The DAR file is a DVD Architect Project. DVD Architect is a DVD Authoring tool developed by VEGAS.

Application:VEGAS DVD Architect
Category:Project files
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DVD Architect Project related extensions:

  • mp12 NI Multisim 12 Project
  • atgcproj Genetyx ATGC Project
  • sbproj OpenGL Shader Builder Project
  • d2v DGIndex Project
  • sto PRO100 3D Interior Design Project
  • ppj Adobe Premiere Project

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .dar file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .dar extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .dar files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .dar files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .dar 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .dar file

To set the .dar file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .dar file association. Many applications can open .dar files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .dar file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

adr, ar, car, da, dad, dae, daf, dag, dat, dqr, dr, dra, dwr, dxr, dzr

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .dar filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .dar:

Operating systems

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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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