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ARC file extension

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

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

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

✅ LH ARC Compressed Archive

.arc
Description:
LHarc compressed archive (old version).
Category: Archive files
Application: ZipZag
Mime-type: application/x-arc-compressed
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
ARC aliases:
-
ARC related links:
-
ARC related extensions:
ARJ Compressed Archive

Compressed Microsoft Cabinet File

Gzip Compressed File

LH ARC Archive

StuffIt Expander Archive

Tape Archive

Unix Gzipped TAR Archive

Compressed File

ZIP Archive

Zoo Compressed Archive

✅ Tinker Archive

.arc
Description:
ARC file is a Tinker Archive. Tinker is a software tools for Molecular Design. A TINKER archive file is simply a series of XYZ Cartesian coordinate files appended together one after another.
ARC format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Tinker
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
ARC aliases:
-
ARC related links:
-
ARC related extensions:
Tinker Fractional Coordinates

Tinker Cartesian Coordinates

Tinker Internal Coordinates

Tinker Dynamics Computation Data

Tinker Sequence

Tinker End File

Tinker Parameter File

Tinker Keyword Parameters

✅ AMPAC Archive File

.arc
Description:
ARC file is an AMPAC Archive File. AMPAC is a general-purpose semiempirical quantum chemistry program. It is marketed by Semichem, Inc. and was developed originally by Michael Dewar and his group.
ARC format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: AMPAC
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
ARC aliases:
-
ARC related links:
-
ARC related extensions:
AMPAC Visualization File

✅ BASIS ASCII Resource Data

.arc
Description:
ARC file is a BASIS ASCII Resource Data. BASIS International Ltd. is the developer and supplier of the BBx family of interpreted programming languages derived from Business BASIC, the newest generation of which is BBj.
Application: BASIS BBx
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
ARC aliases:
-
ARC related links:
-
ARC related extensions:
BASIS GUIBuilder Control Data

BASIS Binary Resource Data

✅ FreeArc Archive File

.arc
Description:
ARC file is a FreeArc Archive File. FreeArc is a modern general-purpose archiver. Main advantage of FreeArc is fast but efficient compression and rich set of features.
ARC format description not yet available
Category: Archive files
Application: FreeArc
Mime-type: application/x-freearc
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
ARC aliases:
wrc
ARC related links:
-
ARC related extensions:
ZIP Archive

WinRAR Archive

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

🚫 The .arc file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ac, zrc, rc, qrc, arx, ars, ard, agc, aec, acr, xrc, rac, atc, arv, arf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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FreeArc Archive File
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🔴 Can't open a .arc 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:

example.arc

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 .arc 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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