An 008 file extension is related to several archivers or compression tools, such as WinRAR. An 008 file stores 8 part of a multi-volume archive.

There are 2 other file types using
the 008 file extension!

empty icon.008 - International S-57 Hydrographic data electronic navigation chart

empty icon.008 - Generally split archive or backup file (part 008)

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Software that works with 008 file extension

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008 file extension - Compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 8)

What is 008 file? How to open 008 files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

008 file icon: 008 filetype icon

The 008 file extension is associated with several archivers or compression tools, which are using, or did use in the past, the 008 file extension for its multi-volume files or archives, such as Winrar (see part8.rar) or 7-Zip (see 7z.008).

The 008 file is the 8th part of multi-volume archive.

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 008 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 008 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 008:

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 converter to 008 file type:

001 to 008

a01 to 008

a13 to 008

ace to 008

c00 to 008

cb7 to 008

r00 to 008

List of software applications associated to the .008 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 008 file, edit 008 file, convert 008 file, view 008 file, play 008 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 008 files.

  • Open 008 file
  • Save 008 file
  • Edit 008 file
  • Create 008 file
  • Extract 008 file

Software that open 008 file - Compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 8)

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open 008 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with 008 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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