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.XAR File Extension

File Type 1Xara Xtreme Drawing

3.7 (11 Votes)
CategoryVector Image Files

What is a XAR file?

Vector format used by Xara Xtreme and its predecessors, Xara X, CorelXARA, and Xara Photo & Graphic Designer; also created by Xara Designer Pro; can be used for editing photos, creating illustrations, and developing Web graphics; previously known as the Flare file format.

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Xara was acquired by MAGIX in 2007. MAGIX released Xara Xtreme 5 as the successor to MAGIX Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer, and then released Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 6 as the successor to Xara Xtreme 5.

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Programs that open XAR files

Updated 10/10/2016

File Type 2Excel Auto-Recovery File

3.5 (4 Votes)
CategorySpreadsheet Files

.XAR File Association 2

File created by Excel program for auto-recovery purposes; helps recover spreadsheet data when unexpected program close occurs, whether it be a power outage or program error; hidden in Excel and only surfaces after program crash.

Programs that open XAR files

Updated 7/11/2013

File Type 3Extensible Archive Format File

3.3 (4 Votes)
CategoryCompressed Files

.XAR File Association 3

Compressed file created in the Extensible Archive Format (XAR), a format primarily used on Unix-based systems; contains one or more files and may or may not incorporate compression; includes an XML header index, which allows easy searching of the archive's contents.

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XAR files can be opened on a Unix-based system using the xar utility and the following command:

    xar -xf test.xar

Programs that open XAR files

Updated 8/24/2015

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