Opening BAR files

Did your computer fail to open a BAR file? We explain what BAR files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your BAR files.

What is a BAR file?

The .bar file extension is mainly linked in files that have something to do with the BlackBerry Operating Sytem (BB OS) 10 and QNX Unix-based operating system. The .bar extension is for archive files that mainly contain installation application package for BB OS 10 created in Momentics IDE.

Multi-core specific tools, like Momentic IDE help developers migrate code cleanly from single-core to multi-core systems and it safely optimize performance. QNX Momentics Tool Suite is an all-inclusive, eclipse- based integrated development environment with profiling tools for maximum insight into system behavior. It helps users to get views of real time interactions, and memory profiles. Momentics Tool Suite is a standard software used to open and manage .bar files. It can import .bar packages to the phone where the developer can easily put the changes in it.

Additionally, the.Bar file extension is a default format for BlackBerry application on smart phone devices. Also, you can run .bar files on certain Android devices since .apk and .bar are quite similar.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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