There are 8 other file types using
the PAR file extension!

par icon.par - Windows 3.x swap

par icon.par - Solid Edge CAD part

empty icon.par - FMS flight characteristics

empty icon.par - SAP Enterprise portal component

empty icon.par - Parity volume data

empty icon.par - script particles

empty icon.par - Dedicated Micros DVR recording

empty icon.par - Parameter

PAR file extension - Origin Client data

What is par file? How to open par files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

Files with par file extension are associated with the Origin Client, a computer game management software and game purchasing service, developed by Electronic Arts.

The par file is about 1kb size and stores some kind of information about installed computer game.

Example: nameofgame.par

The default software associated to open par file:

Origin Client icon

Electronic Arts, Inc. logoOrigin Client  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Electronic Arts, Inc.

Origin Client is utility used to buy, download and manage digital video game copies from EA Origin store.

Help how to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .par 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 par file, edit par file, convert par file, view par file, play par 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 par files.

Programs that can create par file - Origin Client data

Programs supporting the exension par on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Origin Client for create par file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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