BAR File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a BAR file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle 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.

How to open BAR files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension BAR for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different BAR openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension BAR

While we know of one file format using the .BAR file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .BAR file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of BAR files. Remember, different programs may use BAR 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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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with BAR-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with BAR-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!