.ARJ File

.arj is ARJ Compressed File Archive

Features Description
File Extension .arj
Format N/A
Created by ARJ Software
Category Compressed

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  1. How to open:
  2. How to convert:

What is an .ARJ file?

The arj file extension is used for native archive format of ARJ archiver program, a tool for creating compressed file archives. It was invented by Robert K. Jung. ARJ stands for Archived by Robert Jung.

ARJ compresses files into a disk space saving archive. It is fast, reliable, and has a rich set of features which include Windows 9x, Millennium long file name support, file version management, data damage protection, ANSI escape sequence display handler, configurable command options, multiple volume archives (archives that span diskettes) and much more.

MIME types:
application/x-stuffit, zz-application

Files with arj file extension are compressed archives created with ARJ archiver. These were very common in the past, later replaced by RAR and ZIP programs.

How to open:

Use ARJ to open *.arj archive files. However, it will be much more easier if you use any of the modern archiver programs, such as WinRAR or WinZip, which should be able to open the *.arj files.

How to convert:

The simple way, how to convert *.arj files to another compression or archive file format is to use ARJ or other archiver programs to decompress ARJ archive. The extracted files can be then compressed by some another compression utility to your chosen archive or compression file format.

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