Files with sar extension can be primarily found as compressed archives from the SAPCAR compression utility.

There are 5 other file types using
the SAR file extension!

sar icon.sar - Saracen Paint image format file

empty icon.sar - Sibelius arrange style sar data

empty icon.sar - Squeak package file

empty icon.sar - SAGE Timeslips archive file

sar icon.sar - Yamaha S.Art recorded voice

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SAR file extension - SAR compressed file archive (SAPCAR archive)

What is sar file? How to open sar files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The sar file extension is most likely best know for its use in the SAPCAR, a compression utility for Microsoft Windows developed by SAP which is used to compress/decompress data for SAP applications.

SAR (Service Archive) compression format is also used by the Phoenix Server applications (Phoenix Server applications standard distribution format).

Updated: July 19, 2022

The default software associated to open sar file:

SAPCAR picture or screenshot

SAP AG logoSAPCAR  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

SAPCAR is compression utility used to create CAR archives which are used in SAP products.

WildFly (JBoss Application Server) icon

Red Hat, Inc. logoWildFly (JBoss Application Server)  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Red Hat, Inc.

WildFly (previously JBoss) is open source Java and Java EE application server. It is available for every operating system that supports Java.

Help how to open:

Use SAPCAR to open and work with *.sar archive files.

How to convert:

Possibly the data could be repacked to other compressed format, but they would no longer work as SAP archives.

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

Software that open sar file - SAR compressed file archive (SAPCAR archive)

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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