File Extension Library


.BAR File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .BAR file?

.BAR file extension is created by Microsoft. .BAR has been classified as Game Files. The format of .BAR file is Binary.

.BAR is Age of Empires 3 Data File

Data file used by Age of Empires III, a strategy game where players control units and build empires; may include game data, such as textures, music, fonts, text, and other game settings; serves as a file container that holds game data.

BAR files are loaded by Age of Empires III on-demand during gameplay.

List of all softwares that can open the Age of Empires 3 Data File
Windows
Microsoft Age of Empires 3
Dragon UnPACKer
File Type 2 Age of Mythology Data File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Game Files Format: Binary

File used by Age of Mythology, a Microsoft real-time strategy (RTS) game where player control units in a mythological era; serves as a file container which includes game data, such as textures, music, maps, models, and other game settings.

BAR files are commonly used to create custom modifications for game content.

List of all softwares that can open the Age of Mythology Data File
Windows
Microsoft Age of Mythology
Dragon UnPACKer
AOM Edit
File Type 3 Brew MP Binary Application Resource File
Developer by: Qualcomm Category: Data Files Format: Binary

Binary Application Resource (BAR) file used by Brew Mobile Platform (MP) applications; specifies the assets available to an executing module; compiled from a .CAR file and is loaded when the application is run.

List of all softwares that can open the Brew MP Binary Application Resource File
Windows
Qualcomm Brew MP SDK
Mac
Qualcomm Brew MP SDK
Linux
Qualcomm Brew MP SDK

How to Open .BAR file on different platforms

Open .BAR File on Windows

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

Open .BAR File on Mac

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

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

Open .BAR File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .BAR files

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