.ARC File Extension

Are you having difficulty opening a file that ends with .ARC? Such files can be executed only by certain programs. If you cannot open the .ARC file, it can be due to the following reasons: either you do not have an appropriate program to open it, or your file association is corrupted. For more information about this extension, please read the article below.

What is a .ARC file?

.ARC file belongs to the category of Backup Files used in operating systems such as Windows 11, 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP.

.ARC arc
Developer: Symantec
File Type: Norton Backup Archive
Category: Backup Files
Format: Binary

.ARC file is associated with Norton Backup Archive developed by Symantec, has a Binary Format and belongs to Backup Files category.


Compressed File Archive

.ARC file belongs to the category of Compressed Files used in operating systems such as Windows 11, 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP.

.ARC arc
Developer: System Enhancement Associates
File Type: Compressed File Archive
Format: Binary

.ARC file is associated with Compressed File Archive developed by System Enhancement Associates, has a Binary Format and belongs to Compressed Files category.

The file containing the .ARC file extension is a Compressed Archive file. System Enhancement Associates developed the ARC file format. It was more popular in the 1980s and 1990s but has been replaced. ARC file contains several files compressed with different compression methods. Compressing the files helps reduce the file size in order to save storage space. To view the contents of ARC files, you need to use a tool for decompressing files.

Additional information

You can open ARC files using The Unarchiver, 7-Zip, Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe, PeaZip, and Corel WinZip applications.



African Safari Data File

.ARC file belongs to the category of Game Files used in operating systems such as Windows 11, 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP.

.ARC arc
Developer: Activision
File Type: African Safari Data File
Category: Game Files
Format: N/A

.ARC file is associated with African Safari Data File developed by Activision, has a N/A Format and belongs to Game Files category.


Symbian OS Backup File

.ARC file belongs to the category of Backup Files used in operating systems such as Windows 11, 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP.

.ARC arc
Developer: Nokia
File Type: Symbian OS Backup File
Category: Backup Files
Format: Binary

.ARC file is associated with Symbian OS Backup File developed by Nokia, has a Binary Format and belongs to Backup Files category.


Nintendo Archive File

.ARC file belongs to the category of Data Files used in operating systems such as Windows 11, 10, Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP.

.ARC arc
Developer: Nintendo
File Type: Nintendo Archive File
Category: Data Files
Format: Binary

.ARC file is associated with Nintendo Archive File developed by Nintendo, has a Binary Format and belongs to Data Files category.


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