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

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

arc file icon.arc - Cabela's African Safari data file

arc file icon.arc - I-DEAS archive

arc file icon.arc - Nokia backup archive

arc file icon.arc - Norton backup archive

arc file icon.arc - Nintendo archive

arc file icon.arc - Orgadata LogiKal file

arc file icon.arc - FreeArc compressed archive

arc file icon.arc - Avalanche Studios game archive

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

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 arc file type:

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 ARC files:

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

How to convert file with extension ARC:

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, Mac OS X 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 of the arc files.

  • View arc file
  • Import arc file

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

Click on the link to get more information about Open Babel for view arc file action.


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