.003 File Extension

File Type:
Split Archive Part 3 File

Having trouble opening .003 extension? Don't panic! This page explains what 003 files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open 003 files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a 003 file?

003 file extension has Split Archive Part 3 file type, which is associated with the "backup files" category.

A .003 file is a split archive file, commonly used for dividing large archives into smaller ones, so that they are easier to manage. It stores data following the data saved in .001 and .002 files, and is convenient for creating e-mail attachments and saving files onto CDs.

The .003 file is the third part of a split archive; other parts come with such extensions as “.001,” “.002,” etc. You can create split archive files with the help of 7-Zip software, or other file splitting program, which uses compound extensions, like .7Z.001, .7Z.002 etc.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

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File Type:
Split Archive Part 3 File
Backup Files

How to open 003 file?

Double click the 003 file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .003 extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the 003 extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the 003 file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open 003 files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the 003 file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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