File Extension Library


.AXR File Extension

  • Developer by: ElcomSoft Co. Ltd.
  • Category: Archive and compressed Files

What is an .AXR file?

.AXR file extension is created by ElcomSoft Co. Ltd.. .AXR has been classified as Archive and compressed Files.

.AXR is ElcomSoft Advanced Archive Password recovery data

The axr file extension is mainly related to a recovery format used by Advanced Archive Password Recovery utility from Elcomsoft.

It seems these files are some sort of recovery archives.

.AXR file format is deprecated and this file format is no longer supported.

Currently, .AXR file type is not actively used and is obsolete. This usually happens with system files in older operating systems, files from long-discontinued software, or with previous versions of some file types (documents, projects, images, etc.) that were replaced in later versions of the original programs.


How to open:

You can recover these archives only using ElcomSoft software.

How to convert:

A conversion of this format is unlikely.

How to Open .AXR file on different platforms

Open .AXR File on Windows

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

Open .AXR File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .AXR 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 .AXR File on Linux

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

Open .AXR File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .AXR 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 .AXR 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 .AXR files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .AXR files

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