Files with xar file extension may be nowadays found as vector graphics drawings made using Xara Studio software.

There are 2 other file types using
the XAR file extension!

xar icon.xar - Microsoft Excel AutoRecover backup

empty icon.xar - eXtensible ARchiver archive

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Software that open xar file

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XAR file extension - Xara vector drawing

What is xar file? How to open xar files?

File type specification:

Vector graphic file type icon Vector graphic file type

The xar File extension is related to products developed and sold by Xara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MAGIX AG company.

The xar file is a specified vector graphics format used in Xara programs.

MIME types:

The default software associated to open xar file:

Xara Page & Layout Designer icon

Xara Group Limited. logoXara Page & Layout Designer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Xara Group Limited.

A desktop publishing software, which combines all the text and page layout features of typical word processor and DTP packages with the image editing power of Xara's award winning illustration & photo editing tools. It is flexible and powerful document processor that can be used to create everything from business cards to multi-page brochures.

Xara Designer Pro (Xara Studio) icon

Xara Group Limited. logoXara Designer Pro (Xara Studio)  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Xara Group Limited.

Xara Designer Pro includes all the illustration, photo editing, DTP and web design features of photo and graphic designer, web designer and page and layout designer.

Help how to open:

Primarily use Xara Studio to open and work with .xar vector drawing files.

How to convert:

You can export .xar graphics to several bitmap or vector formats using Xara. It may also be possible to perform some graphics conversions using dedicated graphics converters.

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

Software that open xar file - Xara vector drawing

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with xar file by default:
Xara Page & Layout Designer small icon Xara Page & Layout Designer
Xara Designer Pro (Xara Studio) small icon Xara Designer Pro (Xara Studio)

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