The VAR file extension is related to the Infinity video gaming engine. The *.var file stores game start variable data.

There are 3 other file types using
the VAR file extension!

var file icon.var - Sterling Software data dictionary file

var file icon.var - WebHub web session data file

var file icon.var - EES variable data

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VAR file extension - Infinity game engine game start variable data

What is var file? How to open var files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The VAR file extension is associated with the Infinity game engine created by BioWare for Baldur's Gate, Baldur's Gate II, Icewind Dale and other computer games. The *.var file stores game start variable data, which are used to declare game scripts.

The default software associated to var file type:

Baldur's Gate icon

BioWare logo Baldur's Gate  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  BioWare

Baldur's Gate is a famous computer role-playing game created by BioWare and released in 1998.

Help how to open VAR files:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open game files

How to convert file with extension VAR:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert game files

List of recommended software applications associated to the .var 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 var file, edit var file, convert var file, view var file, play var file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others var file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with var file - Infinity game engine game start variable data

Click on the software link for more information about Baldur's Gate. Baldur's Gate uses var 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with var file by default:
Baldur's Gate small icon Baldur's Gate
Other suggested software:
Baldur's Gate II small icon Baldur's Gate II
Icewind Dale
Planescape: Torment small icon Planescape: Torment

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