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.ACE File Extension

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File TypeWinAce Compressed File

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CategoryCompressed Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.


File archive compressed by WinAce; uses a proprietary compression algorithm that offers a high compression ratio and fast compression speed; may be decompressed using WinAce for Windows or MacUnace for Mac OS X.

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WinAce can also compress files using .ZIP, .LHA, MS-CAB, and .JAR compression. It can decompress the following formats as well: .ZIP, .LHA, MS-CAB, .RAR, .ARC, .ARJ, .GZ, .TAR, .ZOO, and .JAR.

WinAce and MacUnace are available as free downloads.

Programs that open ACE files
E-merge WinAce
ESTsoft ALZip
The Unarchiver
Updated 12/9/2011

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