.AR File Extension

File Type:
Midtown Madness Data File

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

What is an AR file?

Ar file extension has Midtown Madness Data file type, developed by Microsoft, which is associated with the "game files" category.

Associated with the Midtown Madness and Midtown Madness 2 racing games, the data file contains information, referenced by the game, using a compressed file format. The file may also store in-game menus, textures, different car models, etc.
Users should not open AR files manually. Still, they are free to extract the files’ contents with a third-party tool. A Zip decompression utility would work just as well, since AR files come in the .ZIP format.

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

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File Type:
Midtown Madness Data File
Game Files

How to open AR file?

Double click the ar 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 .ar 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 ar 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 ar 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 AR 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 ar file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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