Open 056 file

The most common choise: Compressed archive file

How to open Compressed archive file .056 files

056 file icon Have you had trouble opening the 056 file on your computer? What are 056 files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is 056 file?

A 056 file extension is related to split file or compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 56).

Compressed archive file description

The 056 file extension is generally used for split files. A part of larger file split using splitter software, such us HJSplit, WellTek 001 File Joiner & Splitter, SplitJoin or File Managers, such as Total Commander.

It is also associated with several archivers or compression tools, which are using, or did use in the past, the 056 file extension for its multi-volume files or archives, such as Winrar or 7-Zip.

In case of split files, you will need to merge them first with the use of the splitting/joining software tool, before you can open or work with them. If the files are compressed multi-volume archives, you will have to extract the first one and it will automatically continue to extract all the parts. In either case, you will need ALL the parts to access the original content.

Suggested software to open 056 file


One of the oldest and most popular shareware file archiver and data compression utility

There are other 056 filename extensions with the same .056 suffix

056 - Winfunktion Mathematik v8.0 Julia fractal file

A 056 file extension is related to the Winfunktion Mathematik version 8.0. A 056 file contains julia fractal. Probably obsolete.

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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