There are 9 other file types using
the ARC file extension!

empty icon.arc - ARC lossless data compression and archive format [common]

empty icon.arc - Cabela's African Safari game data

empty icon.arc - I-DEAS archive

arc icon.arc - Nokia backup archive

arc icon.arc - Norton backup archive

empty icon.arc - Nintendo archive

arc icon.arc - Orgadata LogiKal file

empty icon.arc - FreeArc compressed archive

empty icon.arc - Avalanche Studios game archive

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ARC file extension - Accelrys/MSI Biosym/Insight II CAR chemistry data

What is arc file? How to open arc files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The arc file extension is also related to a special chemistry format used in Accelrys/MSI Biosym/Insight II. It is described as CAR format, but uses both car and arc file extensions.

The default software associated to open arc file:

Open Babel icon

Open Babel  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
OpenBabel team

Open Babel is a chemical toolbox designed to speak the many languages of chemical data. It's an open, collaborative project allowing anyone to search, convert, analyze, or store data from molecular modeling, chemistry, biochemistry, or related areas

Help how to open:

This file type can be read by some chemistry software like Open Babel.

How to convert:

Possibly can be converted to other molecular files through some common exchange formats.

List of software applications associated to the .arc file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open arc file, edit arc file, convert arc file, view arc file, play arc 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 arc files.

arc file viewer - programs that view arc file - Accelrys/MSI Biosym/Insight II CAR chemistry data

Programs supporting the exension arc on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Open Babel for view arc file action.


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