Open APR file

The most common choise: ArcView project

How to open ArcView project .apr files

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

What is apr file?

An apr file extension is associated with the ArcGIS for Desktop and used for its project files.

ArcView project description

The apr file extension is related to ArcView (also known as ArcGIS for Desktop) and used for its project files.

The apr project file can be thought of as being a folder that stores ArcView Documents. Actually, Projects do not contain duplicates of spatial or tabular data, but merely stores "pointers" to the original data as well as storing the Project GUI display format.

Project Documents:

  • View - A View is a collection of geographic features, grouped by Themes . A View has two components: a Legend and a display window.
  • Tables - A Table is a collection of attribute data, typically linked to spatial features in a Theme.
  • Charts - A Chart is a graphic representation of attribute data in a Table. A Chart can be dynamically linked to both a View and a Table.
  • Layouts - A Layout is a collection of other ArcView Documents in map format.
  • Scripts - A script is a computer program that accomplishes these three objectives: add new capabilities to ArcView, automate tasks, and build customized applications.

Suggested software to open apr file

ArcGIS for Desktop Basic (ArcView)

A GIS application used to work with geographic data

There are other APR filename extensions with the same .apr suffix

apr - Apadana Project file

apr - Lotus Approach view data

An apr file extension is related to the Lotus Approach and used for its view data.

apr - MicroSim PCBoard aperture information report

An apr file extension is related to the MicroSim PCBoard aperture information report format.

apr - SAM alignment probabilities

An apr file extension is related to the SAM (Sequence Alignment and Modeling system) and used for its alignment probabilities files.

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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