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File TypeUnix Shar Archive

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Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryCompressed Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.


Compressed archive created using the Unix Shell Archive Program; often several files compressed into one archive; can be unpacked on Unix systems with the "shar" application by typing sh filename.shar.

Programs that open SHAR files
Updated 2006

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