Files with yar file extension can be found as old compressed archive in somewhat obscure YAK compression and archiving format.

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

empty icon.yar - StarBoard document file

empty icon.yar - Castles & Catapults game data

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YAR file extension - YAK compressed archive

What is yar file? How to open yar files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The yar file extension is associated with the YAK compression and archiving file format. The yar file stores compressed archive with data.

YAK format seems to be obsolete compressed format without support from developers.

This yar file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Help how to open:

Rarely supported outside of the original program.

How to convert:

Can be probably repacked to other compressed archives like RAR or ZIP.

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