Open A16 file

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

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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 a16 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

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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