You can simply repack ZIP archives to ARC format in PeaZIP program should you wish it.
Convert WinZIP Compressed ZIP archive to ARC lossless data compression and archive format.
We have found 3 software records in our database eligible for .zip to .arc file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert zip to arc on Windows
ALZip is compression utility that supports about 40 archive file formats. ALzip can open ALZ, ACE, EGG, RAR, ZIP etc.. Also can open disk images, such as ISO and BIN, LCD. ALZip is able to recovery passwords in protected ZIP archives.
Convert from zip file
|Yes, ALZip supports zip file conversion as a source file type.||Yes||Yes||zip editor||Yes||No||No||Yes|
to arc file
|Yes, ALZip supports arc file conversion as a target file type.||Yes||No||No||No||No||No||Yes|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned zip to arc. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
PeaZip is free open source utility for Microsoft Windows and Linux. PeaZip can work with 118 archive types such as 7z, ARC, BZ2, GZ, ARJ, ACE, RAR, LHA CAB, DMG, PEA, etc..
FilZip will compress and decompress ACE, ARC, ARJ, BH, XXE, ZOO, ZIP, and others. FilZip includes a simple six-option context menu interface to unarchive files. Easily selected options include extracting in place, to a new directory, e-mailing or testing it. FilZip includes the many archive options expected in current tools.