.ARS File Extension

Adobe Systems
File Type:
After Effects Render Settings File

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

What is an ARS file?

Ars file extension has After Effects Render Settings file type, developed by Adobe Systems, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

Associated with After Effects, the file contains settings, which define the video quality. The file allows using the settings multiple times on different rendering sessions. Upon completion of rendering, the video may applied to an output module (.AOM file). The latter helps to finalize the video to an output file format.

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

ars file icon
Adobe Systems
File Type:
After Effects Render Settings File
Settings Files

How to open ARS file?

Double click the ars 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 .ars 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 ars 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 ars 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 ARS 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 ars file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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