.ARC File Extension

File Type:
Symbian OS Backup File

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

What is an ARC file?

Arc file extension has Symbian OS Backup file type, developed by Nokia, which is associated with the "backup files" category.

Typically designed for mobile devices running on the Symbian OS, the file stores both system and personal backup data. The file is commonly used for restoring lost or corrupted data.

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

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File Type:
Symbian OS Backup File
Backup Files

How to open ARC file?

Double click the arc 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 .arc 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 arc 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 arc 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 ARC 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 arc file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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