What are WAR files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a WAR 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 WAR file?
A .WAR file is a Java Web Archive file.
Files with file extension WAR are Web Application Archives. Each of these files contains a web service written in the Java programming language. The file is meant to be run on a web server supporting Java so that you can access it through your web browser.
However, the format is similar to JAR, an archive format many decompression tools can read, so if you need to peek inside a WAR file to look at the included resources like JAR files, servlets, JSP files, HTML files, etc. it is certainly possible.
How to open WAR files
We have identified one WAR opener that is compatible with this specific type of WAR file.
Programs that open Java Web Archive files
Last updated: February 24, 2023
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of WAR files. Remember, different programs may use WAR 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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