There are 4 other file types using
the 003 file extension!

003 file icon.003 - Generally split archive or backup file (part 003)

003 file icon.003 - Drive Image 5 setup file

003 file icon.003 - International S-57 Hydrographic Data Electronic Navigation Chart

003 file icon.003 - Winfunktion Mathematic v8.0 Julia fractal file

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003 file extension - Compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 3)

What is 003 file? How to open 003 files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

003 file icon: 003 filetype icon

The 003 file extension is associated with several archivers or compression tools, which are using, or did use in the past, the 003 file extension for its multi-volume files or archives, such as Winrar (see part3.rar) or 7-Zip (see 7z.003).

The general file sequence is 001, 002, 003, etc.. and you will need all parts of the multi-volume archive to successfully extract the content.

The default software associated to 003 file type:

7-zip icon

Igor Pavlov logo 7-zip  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Igor Pavlov

7-Zip is a free file archiver developed by Igor Pavlov featuring higher compression ratios with LZMA and LZMA2 compression. It is mainly available for Windows platform (for Mac and Linux are available command line tools) and is the primary program to handle 7z archives. However, also supports various compression file formats.

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Useful information about multi-volume archives

Help how to open 003 files:

To open or extract the content of the multi-volume archive just put all the parts in same directory and extract the first part in your favourite archiver, such as WinRar or 7-Zip.

How to convert file with extension 003:

Only complete archive can be converted in to another archive or compression format. The easiest way how to convert complete multi-volume archive is to decompress the archive with the use of supported archiving or compression tool and repack the content with another compression or archive application of your choice.

Find conversions from 003 file:

003 to exe

003 to rar

003 to zip

Find converter to 003 file type:

rar to 003

List of software applications associated to the .003 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open 003 file, edit 003 file, convert 003 file, view 003 file, play 003 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the 003 files.

  • Open 003 file
  • Save 003 file
  • Edit 003 file
  • Create 003 file
  • Extract 003 file

Software that open 003 file - Compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 3)

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open 003 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with 003 file by default:
7-zip small icon 7-zip
Other suggested software:
WinRAR small icon WinRAR
PeaZip small icon PeaZip

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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