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

empty icon.arc - Accelrys/MSI Biosym/Insight II CAR chemistry data

arc icon.arc - Nokia backup archive

arc icon.arc - Norton backup 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 - Nintendo archive

What is arc file? How to open arc files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The arc file extension is also used by by some Nintendo gaming consoles (GameCube and Wii) to store data on ROM game cartridges. Usually for music and other game data.

This format is unrelated to the original ARC format and cannot be decompressed using standard file archives.

This arc file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Help how to open:

Some unofficial utilities can access this type of *.arc files for modding purposes.

How to convert:

This file type is not suited for conversion, however some modding utilities can probably extract the contents.

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