A 005 file extension is used by variety compression tools, such as 7-zip, WinRAR for multi-volume archives. A 005 file extension indicates the fifth part of the archive. You need all parts of the split archive to successfully extract all its contents.

There are 3 other file types using
the 005 file extension!

empty icon.005 - Generally split archive or backup file (part 005)

empty icon.005 - Winfunktion Mathematic v8.0 Julia fractal file

empty icon.005 - International S-57 Hydrographic Data Electronic navigation Chart

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Software that works with 005 file extension

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005 file extension - Compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 5)

What is 005 file? How to open 005 files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

005 file icon: 005 filetype icon

The 005 file extension is associated with several archivers or compression tools, which are using, or did use in the past, the 005 file extension for its multi-volume files or archives, such as Winrar (see part5.rar) or 7-Zip (see 7z.005).

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 005 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 005 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 005:

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.

List of software applications associated to the .005 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 005 file, edit 005 file, convert 005 file, view 005 file, play 005 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 005 files.

  • Open 005 file
  • Save 005 file
  • Edit 005 file
  • Create 005 file
  • Extract 005 file

Software that open 005 file - Compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 5)

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open 005 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with 005 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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