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 - OpenOffice.org script particles

empty icon.par - Dedicated Micros DVR recording

empty icon.par - Origin Client data

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PAR file extension - Parameter

What is par file? How to open par files?

The par file extension is also commonly used for parameter files. These act in programs as configuration or setting files that define certain parameters of projects, objects, pictures, GUI and other.

Mostly text based files. Used in many different programs in variety of formats.

Updated: January 2, 2019

The default software associated to open par file:

Fractint picture or screenshot

Fractint  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Fractint Development Team

Fractint is a freeware fractal generator created for IBMPC's and compatible computers to run under DOS and ported to Linux. This page is for developers who wish to keep up with the latest source changes and users who would like to try the current developer's version.

Help how to open:

Possibly can be edited using any text editor.

How to convert:

It would make no sense to convert this file type to anything else.

List of recommended 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 File-Extensions.org's database).

Settings file type for software that use par file - Parameter

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with par file by default:
Fractint
Other suggested software:
AeroFly
POV-Ray with Moray Plugin small icon POV-Ray with Moray Plugin

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