.A7R File Extension

Adobe Systems
File Type:
Authorware 7 Runtime File

Having trouble opening .a7r extension? Don't panic! This page explains what a7r files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open a7r files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an A7R file?

A7r file extension has Authorware 7 Runtime file type, developed by Adobe Systems, which is associated with the "executable files" category.

Adobe’s Authorware 7 software designed to build educational programs uses files with this extension. It is very similar to .A7P file but does not have runtime and cannot be edited. A7R files can be created with one-button publishing option. During the procedure, you can transform an A7P file into and A7R file or .EXE.


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

a7r file icon
Adobe Systems
File Type:
Authorware 7 Runtime File
Executable Files

How to open A7R file?

Double click the a7r 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 .a7r 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 a7r 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".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the a7r 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 A7R 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 a7r file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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