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What are ARJ files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ARJ 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 an ARJ file?

An .ARJ file is an ARJ Compressed Archive file.

ARJ is a compressed file format similar to the much more well-known ZIP standard.

The ARJ format was invented by Robert K. Jung and was the dominant compression format on MS-DOS until other formats like ZIP took over.

How to open ARJ files

We have identified five ARJ openers that are compatible with this specific type of ARJ file.

Programs that open ARJ Compressed Archive files

Bitberry File OpenerBitberry File OpenerVerified
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderVerified

Last updated: February 24, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Zulu DJ SoftwareZulu DJ SoftwareUser submitted
SoundTap Streaming Audio RecorderSoundTap Streaming Audio RecorderUser submitted
DoxillionDoxillionUser submitted
ExplzhExplzhUser submitted
PowerDeskPowerDeskUser submitted
VideoPad Video EditorVideoPad Video EditorUser submitted
Express BurnExpress BurnUser submitted

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