Open ARJ file

ARJ Compressed archive

How to open arj files?

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

What is arj file?

Files with arj file extension are compressed archives created with ARJ archiver. These were very common in the past, later replaced by RAR and ZIP programs.

More information about arj files: ARJ Compressed archive

The arj file extension is used for native archive format of ARJ archiver program, a tool for creating compressed file archives. It was invented by Robert K. Jung. ARJ stands for Archived by Robert Jung.

ARJ compresses files into a disk space saving archive. It is fast, reliable, and has a rich set of features which include Windows 9x, Millennium long file name 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.

MIME types:
application/x-stuffit, zz-application

Suggested software to open arj file


Once very popular file archiver for MS-DOS

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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