OARC file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.oarc - Optix Archive Bundle

The OARC archive files are related to Optix. The OARC file is an Optix Archive Bundle. Optix is an easy to use, off-the-shelf system that captures, stores, creates, retrieves and controls information and documents from creation to archiving.

Archive files
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Optix Archive Bundle related extensions:
Optix Collection Package

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

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

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

arc, oac, oar, orc

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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