Open A16 file

A16 files: what are they and how do I open them?

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Split Multi-volume ARJ compressed file archive (part 18)

An a16 file extension is related to ARJ archiving utility for MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows operating systems. An a16 file stores one part of a multi-volume ARJ archive.

Further details:

The a16 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.

 

Open file with:

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ARJ

Once very popular file archiver for MS-DOS

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ARJ32

A command line version of ARJ archiver

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WinRAR

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

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WinZip

Popular file archiver for Windows

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7-zip

Popular open source file archiver with a high compression ratio

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ZipZag

A compression utility that supports over 250 archive formats

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