Open A08 file

The most commonly used .a08 file type: Split Multi-volume ARJ compressed file archive (part 10)

How to open a08 files?

a08 file icon Have you had trouble opening the a08 file on your computer? What are a08 files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is a08 file?

Files with a08 extension are used for ARJ software. It is an archive file format.

More information about a08 files: Split Multi-volume ARJ compressed file archive (part 10)

The a08 file extension is associated with ARJ. Its one part of a multi-volume compressed ARJ archive.

ARJ is the native format of ARJ archiver. ARJ is a file archiver that compresses files into a disk space saving archive. It is fast, reliable, and has a rich set of features which include Windows 9x, Millenium long filename support, file version management, data damage protection, ANSI escape sequence display handler, configurable command options, multiple volume archives (archives that span diskettes) and much more.

Some ARJ files can be parts of a multi-volume sequences. In ARJ you can split a huge archive to a few smaller files, which are called volumes.

ARJ archiver does use the following sequence:

  • .arj for first volume
  • .a00, a01, a02 .... etc. for any additional volumes

In order to unpack the multi-volume ARJ archive, you need to place ALL of the split parts in the same directory and start extraction of the first volume (.arj). The program will automatically use all of the parts to extract the content of the archive.

Suggested software to open a08 file


Once very popular file archiver for MS-DOS


A command line version of ARJ archiver

Other A08 file name extensions using the same .a08 suffix

.a08 - Split Multi-volume ALZip compressed file archive (part 10)

Open a08 file with software: ALZip

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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