The File Extensions Database

.ARKTRIBE File Extension

  • Developer by: Studio Wildcard
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .ARKTRIBE file?

.ARKTRIBE is ARK: Survival Evolved Tribe File

An ARKTRIBE file contains a player profile saved by ARK: Survival Evolved, an action-adventure survival game. It stores information about a tribe, which includes the IDs and names of players in the tribe, the level of the tribe, and the name and ID of the tribe owner.

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

ARKTRIBE 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 ARKTRIBE Filenames

[TribeID].arktribe - The name given to ARKTRIBE files is the ID of the tribe.

Programs that open ARK: Survival Evolved Tribe File
Studio Wildcard ARK: Survival Evolved

How to solve problems with ARKTRIBE files

  • Associate the ARKTRIBE file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ARKTRIBE file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ARKTRIBE files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ARKTRIBE 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 .ARKTRIBE is ARK: Survival Evolved Tribe File. Because only the current version supports the latest ARKTRIBE file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Studio Wildcard manufacturer website after an available .ARKTRIBE is ARK: Survival Evolved Tribe File update.
  • To make sure that your ARKTRIBE file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.