VAR File - opening and understanding

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

What is a VAR file?

A .VAR file is a CanDo Variables/data container file. Through our analysis of VAR files, we know that one use of the format is CanDo Variables/data container . 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.

How to open VAR 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 VAR for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 6 different VAR openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .VAR

While CanDo Variables/data container is a popular type of VAR-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .VAR extension.

The VAR file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a VAR opener may not be able to open all kinds of VAR files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited VAR viewer.

Infinity Engine Variables

Through our analysis of VAR files, we know that one use of the format is Infinity Engine Variables. 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.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 6 different VAR openers which you will find listed below.

STOS Var data

Through our analysis of VAR files, we know that one use of the format is STOS Var data. 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.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 6 different VAR openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Ocean Data ViewOcean Data ViewUser submitted
Race Technology data analysis packageRace Technology data analysis packageUser submitted
SISvarSISvarUser submitted
CICONCICONUser submitted
Set User AccountSet User AccountUser submitted
VAMP Media CenterVAMP Media CenterUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with VAR-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 VAR-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!