File extension ARC (.ARC) information

Windows cannot open ARC files?

If Windows is unable to open file extension .ARC you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a free registry scan.

Appropriate program:

The .ARC file extension identifies a largely obsolete form of compressed file format. .ARC files can be accessed and opened using a number of popular archive tools including Allume System Stuffit Expander, WinZip and WinAce. The .ARC file extension is also used to denote archive files by a few other archiving applications such as LH ARC and FreeArc.. Incorrect associations are the cause of many file extension errors. Scan your system to prevent, identify and repair ARC file extension association errors.


  • Performance: To optimize memory and CPU usage for ARC files run a free performance scan.
  • Stability: Fix ARC errors to make your system and applications more stable.
  • Drivers: Scan your PC for the outdated drivers which lead to system errors and slowdowns.

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