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 data file

empty icon.arc - I-DEAS archive

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

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 - Nokia backup archive

What is arc file? How to open arc files?

File type specification:

Backup file type icon Backup file type

arc file icon: arc filetype icon

The arc file extension is also related to special backup format used in the past on Nokia Symbian OS devices.

This type of .arc files contains backup of various stuff found on the phone, including messages, calendars and other data.

Example: backup.arc

The default software associated to arc file type:

Nokia Suite icon

Microsoft Corporation logoNokia Suite  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Nokia Suite (also known Nokia PC Suite, Nokia OVI Suite) is set of applications used to manage Nokia mobile phones.

Nokia Suite supports all Nokia phones including smart phones based on Symbian, MeeGo and Maemo operating systems. With Nokia PC Suite users can synchronize data with computer, backup and restore phone, manage files, contacts, calendar, photos etc.

Nokia Suite can connect to phone via USB cable, Bluetooth or infrared. Nokia Suite is distributed as a free software.

Nokia's mobile phone business was acquired by Microsoft.

Help how to open ARC files:

Can be restored to the device using Nokia PC Suite. Several 3rd party utilities for Nokia can also access and explore these files.

How to convert file with extension ARC:

It is possible to convert these files to other formats using software like Nokia NbuExplorer or Noki. You can extract contacts from backup file etc.

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 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting arc files.

  • Open arc file
  • Create arc file
  • Import arc file
  • Backup arc file

Software that open arc file - Nokia backup archive

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with arc file by default:
Nokia Suite small icon Nokia Suite
Other suggested software:

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