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Basic information about A3R file

When there is a problem with opening files with the file extension A3R(*.A3R or *.a3r), you do not need a computer expert. In most cases, using the helpful suggestions of experts contained in our website as well as appropriate programs, you can solve the problem with the A3R file yourself.

There are 1 file types using the A3R file extension in our database. In the further part of this page, you will find detail information about all the A3R file with their brief description and a list of programs that support A3R file sorted by operating systems. The table below provides useful information about the A3R file extension. It answers questions such as:
  • What is the A3R file?
  • How to open a A3R file?
  • What programs do I need to open a A3R file?
  • What programs help to create and edit a A3R file?
  • How to convert A3R files to another file format?
  • How to convert another files to A3R file format?

1.Detail information about A3R file extension: Alan Resource Data File

File type Alan Resource Data File Category Uncommon Files
Developer N/A File format N/A
Description A3R file is a Alan Resource Data File. The a3r file extension is associated with the Alan, an integrated development environment for Microsoft Windows and Apple OS X (macOS) operating systems that allows users to create fiction games, like text adventures.

The a3r file stores resources for Alan version 3.

Software programs that will open, edit or convert A3R files

Can't open a A3R file?

When you click a file to open it, operating system examines the filename extension. If operating system recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When operating system does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

”Can't open this file: example.A3R”。

To open this file, you install one of the applications from the list of software programs that you found here, you should be able to open, edit or convert the file with the A3R extension without any issue.

Where I can download the application that support A3R file?

If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program), you will find more information there on the location where to download the required application. Most often they are the websites of software manufacturers.

How to change file associations?

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click "Open With".
  • In the "Open With" dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click "Browse" to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the ”Always use the selected program to open this kind of file” check box.

Can I change the extension of A3R files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read/open the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format. Select a software program from our list and install it on your computer. If the file has not opened correctly, you have to look for a different software program from our list. Sometimes you have to repeat the operation several times.

What else may cause problems width open a A3R file?

The reasons for the lack of the ability to open a A3R file on your computer may be at least several. The easiest thing is to find a suitable application installed on your computer, which will open a A3R file. If there is still something wrong, you might want to check:

  • Whether the A3R file is damaged.
  • Whether the A3R file is incorrectly linked in the registry entries.
  • Whether the A3R file extension has been accidentally removed from the Windows registry.
  • Whether the installation of an application that supports the A3R file format is incompletely.
  • Whether the A3R file is infected.
  • Whether the drivers of the equipment used for opening a A3R file are up to date.
  • Whether your computer has enough hardware resources to open a A3R file.

If the A3R file still not working with your software after eliminating the above shortcomings? That means that the problem is more complex and requires the help of a specialist.