.GAR File Extension
File Type 1Farming Simulator Game Archive File
What is a GAR file?
Game data file used by Farming Simulator, a game in which players plant and harvest crops as well as manage equipment and cattle; contains game content and is often seen with the filename DataS.gar.
File Type 2GridGain Archive
.GAR File Association 2
Deployable package created for GridGain, a high performance cloud computing application; saves a compressed archive of files that can be executed or read on the cloud; can be a smaller processing unit that is run with many other such units in the cloud.
File Type 3Ghidra Project Archive
.GAR File Association 3
A GAR file is a Zip-compressed archive used by Ghidra, an open source software disassembler developed by the National Security Agency (NSA). It contains a project, which may include one or more imported .EXE programs, and is compressed to reduce the size of the project. GAR files are typically used for backing up projects or transferring them to another location.
Ghidra consists of a suite of tools developed by the Research Directorate in support of the Cybersecurity mission of the NSA. It was used internally for several years, but then made public as open source software in 2019.
The software is designed to breakdown executable programs into assembly code. It is primarily utilized to investigate malware to analyze vulnerabilities they were created to attack.
Ghidra users can import programs into a project for analysis by selectingor by dragging and dropping the program onto the project folder in the Project Manager display. To save a project as a GAR archive in Ghidra, select . To import a GAR archive in Ghidra, select .