How to open FAR files

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

What is a FAR file?

The FAR file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the FAR file type for different types of data.

We are aware of 2 different uses of the FAR extension, which you can read more about below.

Farandole Composer module

Through our analysis of FAR files, we know that one use of the format is Farandole Composer module. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

The Sims Archive

Through our analysis of FAR files, we know that one use of the format is The Sims Archive. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Software that will open, convert or fix FAR files

These apps are known to open certain types of FAR files. Since many different programs may use FAR files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific FAR file.

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We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with FAR-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with FAR-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!