An ace file extension is mainly used for compressed archives created with WinAce utility.

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

ace icon.ace - Aces200 image file

empty icon.ace - Train Simulator texture file

empty icon.ace - Tablet assembly data

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ACE file extension - WinACE compressed ace archive

What is ace file? How to open ace files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

ace file icon: ace filetype icon

An ace file extension is used for the native format of older  WinACE archiver. Was used somewhat in the past, but didn't gain any significant market share.

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The default software associated to ace file type:

WinACE Archiver icon

WinACE Archiver  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
e-merge GmbH

WinACE is compression utility for Microsoft Windows. It is able to compress data in ACE, ZIP, LHA, MS-CAB, JAVA JAR file formats and decompress data from ACE, ZIP, LHA, MS-CAB, RAR, ARC, ARJ, GZip, TAR, ZOO, JAR archives.

Help how to open ACE files:

Use WinACE or another archiving or compression application to open the *.ace file.

How to convert file with extension ACE:

The easiest way how to convert ACE archive is to decompress it with the use of WinACE and repack the content with another compression or archive application of your choice.

Find conversions from ace file:

ace to 008

ace to 7-zip

ace to 7z

ace to 7zip

ace to pdf

ace to zip

Find converter to ace file type:

rar to ace

zip to ace

File identification strings:

HEX code: 2A 2A 41 43 45 2A 2A
ASCII code: **ACE**

List of software applications associated to the .ace 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 ace file, edit ace file, convert ace file, view ace file, play ace 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting ace files.

  • Open ace file
  • Convert ace file
  • Create ace file
  • Extract ace file

Software that open ace file - WinACE compressed ace archive

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with ace file by default:
WinACE Archiver small icon WinACE Archiver
Other suggested software:
7-zip small icon 7-zip
ALZip small icon ALZip
ZipZag small icon ZipZag

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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