The File Extensions Database

.ARKPROFILE File Extension

  • Developer by: Studio Wildcard
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .ARKPROFILE file?

.ARKPROFILE is ARK: Survival Evolved Player Profile File

An ARKPROFILE file contains a player profile saved by ARK: Survival Evolved, an action-adventure survival game. It stores information about an individual player, which includes the level and experience points achieved by the player.

The ARKPROFILE file is one of 3 save files that ARK: Survival Evolved gamers commonly encounter. The .ARK file contains information about a world and the .ARKTRIBE file contains information about a tribe of players.

ARKPROFILE files are saved by default by Steam installations of ARK: Survival Evolved in the following Windows directory:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\ARK\ShooterGame\Saved\SavedArksLocal\

Common ARKPROFILE Filenames

[SteamID].arkprofile - The name given to ARKPROFILE files is the Steam ID of the individual player.

Programs that open ARK: Survival Evolved Player Profile File
Studio Wildcard ARK: Survival Evolved

How to solve problems with ARKPROFILE files

  • Associate the ARKPROFILE file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ARKPROFILE file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ARKPROFILE files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ARKPROFILE file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .ARKPROFILE is ARK: Survival Evolved Player Profile File. Because only the current version supports the latest ARKPROFILE file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Studio Wildcard manufacturer website after an available .ARKPROFILE is ARK: Survival Evolved Player Profile File update.
  • To make sure that your ARKPROFILE file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.