An lha file extension is related to the LH ARC compressed archive format.

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LHA file extension - LH ARC compressed archive

What is lha file? How to open lha files?

File type specification:

Emulator file type icon Emulator file type

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

lha file icon: lha filetype icon

LH ARC compressed archive - alternate suffix for LZH, LHA was often used for example on Amiga computers, also used by id software for video game installations. Still popular in Japan.

Mime types:
application/lha
application/octet-stream
application/x-lha
application/x-lzh-compressed

The default software associated to lha file type:

WinRAR icon

win.rar GmbH logoWinRAR  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
win.rar GmbH

A file compression and archive utility. Along with WinZip and 7-Zip is one of the most common compression programs for Windows. Its native format is as the name implies RAR and uses rar file extension.

WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format.

WinRAR is also able to unpack CAB, ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, 7Z, Z archives. It consistently makes smaller archives than the competition, saving disk space and transmission costs. WinRAR offers a graphic interactive interface utilizing mouse and menus as well as the command line interface.

Help how to open LHA files:

Use compatible tools to open *.lha archives.

How to convert file with extension LHA:

As far as we know, this .lha file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .lha 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 lha file, edit lha file, convert lha file, view lha file, play lha file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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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 lha files.

  • Open lha file
  • View lha file
  • Convert lha file
  • Create lha file
  • Extract lha file

Software that open lha file - LH ARC compressed archive

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with lha file by default:
WinRAR small icon WinRAR
Other suggested software:
ALZip small icon ALZip
IZArc small icon IZArc
ZipZag small icon ZipZag
PeaZip small icon PeaZip
Zipeg small icon Zipeg
7-zip small icon 7-zip
Stuffit small icon Stuffit

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