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

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 - Norton 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 used for backup files generated by Symantec Norton 360 backup software.

This type of .arc file can contain all kind of data backup, usually individual folders or whole drives. Often such .arc file is pretty large in size and can take up many TB of space.

The default software associated to open arc file:

Norton 360 picture or screenshot

Symantec Corporation logoNorton 360  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Symantec Corporation

Norton 360 is security solution for Microsoft Windows PCs that protects them against Internet threads.

Help how to open:

You can recover this type of *.arc archives only using Norton 360. No other program can access them.

How to convert:

No conversion for this file type is possible.

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 - Norton backup archive

Programs supporting the exension arc on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Norton 360 for open arc file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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