CAR File

What are CAR files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CAR 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 CAR file?

CAR files have multiple uses, and Atari Cartridge Dump is one of them. Read more about the others further down the page.

Atari Cartridge Dump File

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 CAR files

Important: Different programs may use files with the CAR file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CAR 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 CAR openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: November 22, 2022

All known file formats using extension .CAR

While Atari Cartridge Dump File is a popular type of CAR-file, we know of 11 different uses of the .CAR file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Brew Component Application Resource File

CAR stands for Component Application Resource. The CAR files contain information about the assets that are available for a software application being run on the Brew Mobile Platform. This platform is used to operate applications on a variety of mobile phones.

The CAR files are compiled into a binary BAR file. This file is automatically loaded when the application is run.

CAR opener for Windows

We have identified one CAR opener that is compatible with this specific type of CAR file.

Carrara Environment File

We know that one CAR format is Carrara Environment File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Programs that open these CAR files

We have identified one CAR opener that is compatible with this specific type of CAR file.

CarraraCarraraVerified

More file formats using the CAR extension

Through our research of CAR files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Biosym Archive File
  • CAR Compressed Archive File
  • Carnivores Graphics And Behavior File
  • CCS64 Cartridge Dump File
  • Cellsprings CA Rule File
  • Compressia Archive File
  • NASCAR Racing Car Data File
  • NeoBook Cartoon File

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

The Print ShopThe Print ShopUser submitted
PrintMasterPrintMasterUser submitted
ScrapbooksScrapbooksUser submitted
Materials StudioMaterials StudioUser submitted
SessionSessionUser submitted
CardStudioCardStudioUser submitted
Race Technology data analysis packageRace Technology data analysis packageUser submitted
CartaCartaUser submitted
CardSoftwareCardSoftwareUser submitted
Midmark IQmanagerMidmark IQmanagerUser submitted

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