There are 8 other file types using
the PAR file extension!

par file icon.par - Windows 3.x swap file

par file icon.par - Solid Edge part CAD file

par file icon.par - FMS flight characteristics file

par file icon.par - SAP Enterprise portal component

par file icon.par - Script particles file

par file icon.par - Dedicated Micros DVR recording

par file icon.par - Parameter file

par file icon.par - Origin Client file

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PAR file extension - Parity volume file

What is par file? How to open par files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

Files with par file extension are used by QuickPar, a data verification and data repair tool for Microsoft Windows operating system, developed by QuickPar.

The par file stored data called parity volumes. Information from par files are used for recovery operations with QucikPar tool.

The default software associated to par file type:

QuickPar icon

QuickPar  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Peter B. Clements

QuickPar is a free utility for creating Parity Volumes (PAR version 2.0 and PAR2) using the Reed Solomon algorithm and for verifying and repairing files that are corrupt or disnamed. Creating PAR2 files, it can create split versions of the source files, split into sizes (exact multiples of the block size).

Help how to open PAR files:

Use QuickPar to work with *.par files.

How to convert file with extension PAR:

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 archives and compressed files

List of software applications associated to the .par 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 par file, edit par file, convert par file, view par file, play par 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 par files.

  • Open par file
  • Create par file
  • Recover par file
  • Others par file

Software that open par file - Parity volume file

Click on the link to get more information about QuickPar for open par file action.

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