SHAR file extension - Unix self extracting Bourne shell archive file
What is shar file? How to open shar files?
File type specification:
File extension shar is associated with the Unix operating system with Bourne shell (sh) for a Unix SHAR self-extracting archives.
A .shar file is basically a shell script, and executing it will recreate the files.
Mime types used:
The default software associated to shar file type:
Company or developer:
The Open Group
Unix is multi-tasking operating system for various platforms. The first version was released in 1969. It is developed by AT&T as well as various commercial vendors, universities and non-profit organizations. Traditional Original Unix systems have characteristics of Version 7 Unix or UNIX System V. Unix Specification have Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Solaris, AIX, HP/UX, z/OS etc. Other systems, such as Linux and BSD are called Unix-like or Unix system-like.
List of software applications associated to the .shar file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open shar file, edit shar file, convert shar file, view shar file, play shar file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 of the shar files.
- Open shar file
- Extract shar file
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