File Extension Library


.ARCINFO File Extension

  • Developer by: Esri
  • Category: GIS, GPS navigation and map Files

What is an .ARCINFO file?

.ARCINFO file extension is created by Esri. .ARCINFO has been classified as GIS, GPS navigation and map Files.

.ARCINFO is ArcInfo info data

The arcinfo file extension is associated with the ArcInfo (also known as ArcGIS), a geographic information system (GIS) for working with maps and geographic information.

The arcinfo file contains data used to search for ARC/INFO coverages.


How to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

How to Open .ARCINFO file on different platforms

Open .ARCINFO File on Windows

  • Right-click a .ARCINFO
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .ARCINFO file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .ARCINFO files" Press "Ok"

Open .ARCINFO File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .ARCINFO file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .ARCINFO File on Linux

Right click on the .ARCINFO file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .ARCINFO File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .ARCINFO file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .ARCINFO File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .ARCINFO files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .ARCINFO files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .ARCINFO files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .ARCINFO file format
  2. You need to check the .ARCINFO file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)