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 - Accelrys/MSI Biosym/Insight II CAR chemistry data

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

ARC file extension - I-DEAS archive

What is arc file? How to open arc files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

The arc file extension is also reported to be used in I-DEAS, a CAD software, originally by UGS now owned by Siemens.

This type of .arc files seems to be some sort of export archive used to transfer parts or assemblies from one system to another.

The default software associated to open arc file:

I-DEAS picture or screenshot

Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. logoI-DEAS  Other operating systems or devices software

Company or developer:
Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.

I-DEAS (Integrated Design and Engineering Analysis Software) is an older CAD program formerly developed by UGS Corp.

Help how to open:

Except for I-DEAS and several CAD/3D modelling software support this file type.

How to convert:

It looks like some CAD viewers or converters may be able to export this file type, or rather export it contents and save as separate files.

Find conversions from arc file:

arc to pdf

arc to rar

arc to vcard

arc to vcf

arc to vmg

arc to xls

arc to zip

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.

Software that open arc file - I-DEAS archive

Programs supporting the exension arc on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about I-DEAS for open arc file action.

Other operating systems or devices:

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