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Details of the .warc file extension

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

  • What is the .warc file?
  • What program do I need to open a .warc file?
  • How can the .warc file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .warc?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .warc extension?
  • How can I convert .warc files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .warc?

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

.warc file extension details

Web ARChive File

Web ARChive File .warc file icon
WARC file is a Web ARChive File. The WARC (Web ARChive) format specifies a method for combining multiple digital resources into an aggregate archival file together with related information.
Category: Archive files
Application: ARC Tools
Mime-type: application/warc
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
WARC aliases:
WARC related links:
WARC related extensions:
Web Archive Transformation File

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

.warc file extension error

The .warc file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

war, arc, darc, wac

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Java Web Archive
LH ARC Compressed Archive
Tinker Archive
AMPAC Archive File
BASIS ASCII Resource Data
FreeArc Archive File
Darc Archive
WinAMP Component Plugin
open .warc file

Can't open a .warc 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 .warc file association, check the FAQ.

.warc file extension

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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