File Extension Library

.USTAR File Extension

  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .USTAR files and how to open them?

Can't open .USTAR file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .USTAR file.

What is a .USTAR file extension?

.USTAR file extension has been classified as Data Files. The format of .USTAR file is Binary

.USTAR is Uniform Standard Tape Archive Format File

Archive file created using USTAR formatting, which defines a small extension to the .TAR format; stores a collection of files in an uncompressed format; extends the TAR specification with a longer header definition, support for longer archived filenames, and support for more information about each file in the archive.

USTAR archives are supported by many modern applications that also open TAR files.

List of all softwares that can open the Uniform Standard Tape Archive Format File
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows
Corel WinZip 23
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16

How to fix problems with .USTAR files

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