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ARM File Extension

MySQL Archive Storage Engine Metadata
  • Developer
    Oracle Corporation
  • Category
    Archive Files
  • Popularity
    2 (5 votes)

What is ARM file?

Full format name of files that use ARM extension is MySQL Archive Storage Engine Metadata. MySQL Archive Storage Engine Metadata specification was created by Oracle Corporation. ARM file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with ARM extension are categorized as Archive Files files. The Archive Files subset comprises 619 various file formats. The most popular program for handling ARM files is MySQL Enterprise Edition, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of Oracle Corporation developer not only will you find detailed information about theMySQL Enterprise Edition software, but also about ARM and other supported file formats.

Programs which support ARM file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support ARM files. Files with ARM suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support ARM file

How to open file with ARM extension?

Being unable to open files with ARM extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with ARM files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the MySQL Enterprise Edition

Install software to open ARM file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening ARM files is that no program that can handle ARM files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select MySQL Enterprise Edition or one of the recommended programs (for example, MySQL, MySQL Enterprise Backup) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support ARM files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit MySQL Enterprise Edition website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of MySQL Enterprise Edition

Update software that support file extension ARMYou still cannot access ARM files although MySQL Enterprise Edition is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why ARM files are not compatible with MySQL Enterprise Edition. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using MySQL Enterprise Edition.

Step 3. Assign MySQL Enterprise Edition to ARM files

If you have the latest version of MySQL Enterprise Edition installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage ARM on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with ARM file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the ARM with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where MySQL Enterprise Edition is installed, check the Always use this app to open ARM files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with ARM file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected ARM file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with ARM extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the ARM is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper ARM file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check ARM file for viruses
1. Check the ARM file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ARM file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. ARM file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with ARM extension is complete and error-free

If the ARM file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the ARM file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle MySQL Enterprise Edition

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with ARM extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with MySQL Archive Storage Engine Metadata files. It may be the case that the ARM files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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