A 042 file extension is related to split file or compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 42).

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042 file extension - Split file or compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 42)

What is 042 file? How to open 042 files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

042 file icon: 042 filetype icon

The 042 file extension is generally used for split files. A part of larger file split using splitter software, such us HJSplit, WellTek 001 File Joiner & Splitter, SplitJoin or File Managers, such as Total Commander.

It is also associated with several archivers or compression tools, which are using, or did use in the past, the 042 file extension for its multi-volume files or archives, such as Winrar or 7-Zip.

In case of split files, you will need to merge them first with the use of the splitting/joining software tool, before you can open or work with them. If the files are compressed multi-volume archives, you will have to extract the first one and it will automatically continue to extract all the parts. In either case, you will need ALL the parts to access the original content.

 

The default software associated to 042 file type:

WinRAR icon

win.rar GmbH logoWinRAR  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
win.rar GmbH

A file compression and archive utility. Along with WinZip and 7-Zip is one of the most common compression programs for Windows. Its native format is as the name implies RAR and uses rar file extension.

WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format.

WinRAR is also able to unpack CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, 7Z, Z archives. It consistently makes smaller archives than the competition, saving disk space and transmission costs. WinRAR offers a graphic interactive interface utilizing mouse and menus as well as the command line interface.

Help how to open 042 files:

Use WinRAR compression utility to extract archive contents and start with first archive (first archive file has mostly file extension rar or 000 or 001).

How to convert file with extension 042:

Extract archive ant then compress to another archive file format (like .zip etc.)

List of software applications associated to the .042 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open 042 file, edit 042 file, convert 042 file, view 042 file, play 042 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting 042 files.

  • Open 042 file
  • Create 042 file
  • Extract 042 file

Software that open 042 file - Split file or compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 42)

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open 042 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with 042 file by default:
WinRAR small icon WinRAR
Other suggested software:
7-zip small icon 7-zip
HJSplit small icon HJSplit
SplitJoin
Total Commander small icon Total Commander

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