The aar file extension is related to the Google Android operating system and used for its library project files.

There is one other file type using
the AAR file extension!

aar file icon.aar - Apache Axis2 archive

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Software that works with aar file extension

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AAR file extension - Google Android library project file

What is aar file? How to open aar files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The aar file extension is associated with the Google Android operating system for smart phones, tablets, smart TVs and other devices. The *.aar file stores Google Android library project created in the Google Android SDK Tools.

The default software associated to aar file type:

Google Android SDK Tools icon

Google Inc. logo Google Android SDK Tools  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Google Inc.

SDK Tools is a downloadable component for the Android SDK. It includes the complete set of development and debugging tools for the Android SDK.

SDK Tools contains

  • Android SDK Tools
  • Android SDK Platform-tools
  • Android SDK Build-tools

Google Android icon

Google Inc. logo Google Android  Google Android software

Company or developer:
  Google Inc.

Google Android is operating system for smart phones and tablet computers developed by the Google. Android is based on the Linux kernel. Basic Android's applications are closely related to Google account and services such as Gmail, Calendar, Maps, YouTube, etc.

Applications for Android are written in Java source code but finally compiled for Android Dalvik virtual machine. In Android 4.4 and later is used new runtime environment called Android Runtime (ART) with JIT compiler.

New applications for Android are available on the Google Play a one of the basic applications in clean Android installation.

Google Android operating system versions:

  • Android 7 Nougat
  • Android 6 Marshmallow
  • Android 5 Lollipop
  • 4.4.x KitKat
  • 4.3.x Jellybean
  • 4.2.x Jellybean
  • 4.1.x Jellybean
  • 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 3.x.x Honeycomb
  • 2.3.x Gingerbread
  • 2.2 Froyo
  • 2.1 Eclair
  • 1.6 Donut
  • 1.5 Cupcake

Help how to open AAR files:

Use Android SDK Tools to open *.aar files.

How to convert file with extension AAR:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert source code or script files

List of software applications associated to the .aar 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 aar file, edit aar file, convert aar file, view aar file, play aar file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 aar files.

  • Open aar file
  • Create aar file
  • Others aar file

Software that open aar file - Google Android library project file

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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