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.FAR File Extension

File Type 1The Sims Archive File

DeveloperElectronic Arts
2.7 (7 Votes)
CategoryGame Files


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

What is a FAR file?

A FAR file is an archive that contains game data used by The Sims, a life-simulation game. It stores a collection of objects used within the game. FAR files are referenced by The Sims during gameplay and can be unpacked and edited with various third-party programs.

More Information

Examples of FAR files used by The Sims include Animation.far, Textures.far, and Objects.far. The Sims also uses .IFF files to store object data.

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Programs that open FAR files
Updated 6/22/2017

File Type 2Farandole Composer Module

2.0 (1 Vote)
CategoryAudio Files


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

.FAR File Association 2

Audio tracker file format used by Farandole Composer; plays back sound samples in multiple tracks.

Programs that open FAR files
Updated 3/25/2010

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