A paq8 file extension is associated with the PAQ8 data archive format.

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PAQ8 file extension - PAQ8 data archive

What is paq8 file? How to open paq8 files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The paq8 file extension is related to the PAQ is a series of lossless data compression archivers that have evolved through collaborative development to top rankings on several benchmarks measuring compression ratio (although at the expense of speed and memory usage).

The paq8 file contains data archive.

This paq8 file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to paq8 file type:

PeaZip icon

PeaZip  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Giorgio Tani

PeaZip is free open source utility for Microsoft Windows and Linux. PeaZip can work with 118 archive types such as 7z, ARC, BZ2, GZ, ARJ, ACE, RAR, LHA CAB, DMG, PEA, etc.. 

Help how to open PAQ8 files:

Use PeaZip to open *.paq8 data archives.

How to convert file with extension PAQ8:

As far as we know, this .paq8 file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

Find conversions from paq8 file:

paq8 to zip

Related links:

PAQ Data Compression Programs

PAQ at Wikipedia

List of software applications associated to the .paq8 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 paq8 file, edit paq8 file, convert paq8 file, view paq8 file, play paq8 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 paq8 files.

  • Open paq8 file
  • Extract paq8 file

Software that open paq8 file - PAQ8 data archive

Click on the link to get more information about PeaZip for open paq8 file action.

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