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MARS file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mars - Adobe MARS Document

The MARS document files are related to Adobe Acrobat. MARS file is an Adobe MARS Document. The Mars Project is an XML friendly representation of PDF documents. Already an open specification, PDF is the global standard for trusted, high fidelity electronic documentation. The Mars file format incorporates additional standards such as SVG, PNG, JPG, JPG2000, OpenType, Xpath and XML into a ZIP-based document container.

Adobe Acrobat
Document files
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Adobe MARS Document related extensions:
Google Drive Form
Compressed X3D Scene
Compressed X3D Binary Scene
X3D Binary Scene
X3D Scene
Timed Text Markup Language Document

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

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

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

ars, mads, mar, marc, mas, mrs

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

MARC Document
Microsoft Access Report
WebFOCUS Master File Description
Pegasus Mail Attribute Record Data
Adobe After Effects Render Settings
rFactor Track 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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