004 File Type- The quick facts
What are 004 files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a 004 file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a 004 file?
The .004 file extension is commonly used by a variety of file compression and archiving tools. Certain compression and archive utilities possess the ability to break archive files down into separate volumes when an archive file becomes too big. This makes it easier to distribute the files over the Web.
When a file archive is broken down into smaller parts, the volumes within the archive are given a series of extensions which are usually in sequence. The .004 file extension is normally assigned to the fourth volume of the file archive. A split archive file cannot be opened unless all of the volumes within the archive are combined.
Popular applications that can break archive files down into multiple volumes include the WinRAR application and 7-Zip archive utility.
How to open 004 files
Important: Different programs may use files with the 004 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your 004 file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different 004 openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: May 31, 2022
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of 004 files. Remember, different programs may use 004 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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