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What are ARD files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ARD file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your ARD files.

What is an ARD file?

ARD files have multiple uses, and Autoread Format is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Autoread Format

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open ARD files

Important: Different programs may use files with the ARD file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your ARD file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different ARD openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 10, 2023

All known file formats using extension .ARD

While Autoread Format is a popular type of ARD-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .ARD file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Tiny Aibo Room Description

We know that one ARD format is Tiny Aibo Room Description. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of ARD files. Remember, different programs may use ARD files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Audible Download ManagerAudible Download ManagerVerified
AlphacamAlphacamUser submitted
Adobe IllustratorAdobe IllustratorUser submitted
ArchiCrypt Ultimate RAM-DiskArchiCrypt Ultimate RAM-DiskUser submitted
Esko ArtiosCADEsko ArtiosCADUser submitted
Materials StudioMaterials StudioUser submitted
ArdoraArdoraUser submitted
ArtiosCADArtiosCADUser submitted
ArtiosCAD ViewerArtiosCAD ViewerUser submitted
Studio ToolkitStudio ToolkitUser submitted

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