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EAR file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ear - Java Enterprise Archive

The EAR application files are related to Java 2 Enterprise Edition. EAR file is a Java Enterprise archive. J2EE uses an EAR file to package a complete J2EE application. EAR files may contain both EJB archive files (JAR) and web application archive files (WAR).

Java 2 Enterprise Edition
Application files
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Java Enterprise Archive related extensions:
Java Application Descriptor
Java Class
Oracle Trace
Opera Widget
Freescale S-record File

.ear - ETI Audio Recording File

The EAR audio files are related to EyeCon. EAR file is an ETI Audio Recording File. The EAR file is essentially an ADPCM WAVE file.

Audio files
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ETI Audio Recording File related extensions:
ETI Video Recording File

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

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

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

ead, far, era, eaf, ar, war, rar, exr, er, dar, sar, ea

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Electronic Remittance Advice Data
EAD Document
Farandole Composer Music Module
MicroEMACS Abbreviation File
ELAN Annotation Format Document
Midtown Madness 2 Game Data

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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