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AR file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .ar file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .ar file?
  • What program do I need to open a .ar file?
  • How can the .ar file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .ar files to another format?

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2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Midtown Madness 2 Game Data

Midtown Madness 2 Game Data .ar file icon
The AR file is a Midtown Madness 2 Game Data. Midtown Madness is a racing game developed for Windows by Angel Studios and published by Microsoft.
AR format description not yet available
Category: Game Data files
Application: Midtown Madness 2
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
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AR related links:
AR related extensions:
Midtown Madness 2 City Data

Midtown Madness 2 Geometry Data

✅ Unix Static Library

Unix Static Library .ar file icon
The AR file is a Unix Static Library. A shared library is a library of functions or classes (for C/C++ programmers) that are compiled, linked, and stored separately from the clients (applications) that use them. The UNIX equivalent of a DLL file in Windows is a Shared Library (SO) file.
AR format description not yet available
Category: Development files
Application: GNU Binutils
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
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C Source Code

Windows Command File

Executable File

Unix AR Archive

Compiled Object File

Interface Definition File

Unix Shared Library

Linux 2.6 Kernel Object

Visual C++ Preprocessed Source

INTERCAL Source File

Other types of files may also use the .ar file extension.

🚫 The .ar file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ad, ae, af, ag, at, qr, ra, wr, xr

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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🔴 Can't open a .ar 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 cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .ar file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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