EAR File Type

- The quick facts

What are EAR files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an EAR 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 EAR file?

An .EAR file is a Java Enterprise Archive 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 EAR files

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

Last updated: March 17, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

PowerArchiverPowerArchiverUser submitted
ZipegZipegUser submitted
EarMaster ProEarMaster ProUser submitted
ZipGeniusZipGeniusUser submitted
SpeedCommanderSpeedCommanderUser submitted
EarMaster SchoolEarMaster SchoolUser submitted
EarMaster EssentialEarMaster EssentialUser submitted
ExplzhExplzhUser submitted
TODOTODOUser submitted
PKZIPPKZIPUser submitted

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