PAR file extension - Windows 3.x swap file
What is par file? How to open par files?
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The par file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Windows for Workgroups version 3.x operating systems. The .par file stores swap a data file that stored temporary data from main memory.
Example: 386SPART.PAR, SPART.PAR.
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Windows 3.X is a popular operating system used in early 90s with graphical user interface and multitasking. The first version (3.0) was released in 1990 and last version (3.11 for Workgroups) in 1993. Windows 3.X is not independent operating system like Windows NT core based systems, but it need pre-installed MS-DOS system to run. It was the first version of Windows that uses virtual device drivers (VXD) and virtual memory features. In 1995 was replaced by Windows 95.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .par file extension
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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).
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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with par file - Windows 3.x swap file
Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows 3.x. Microsoft Windows 3.x uses par file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).