QAR File Extension

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QlikView Extension
  • Developer
    QlikTech International
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    3 (2 votes)

What is QAR file?

QAR filename suffix is mostly used for QlikView Extension files. QlikView Extension format was developed by QlikTech International. QAR files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. QAR file belongs to the Plugin Files category just like 139 other filename extensions listed in our database. QlikView is by far the most used program for working with QAR files. QlikView software was developed by QlikTech International AB, and on its official website you may find more information about QAR files or the QlikView software program.

Programs which support QAR file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support QAR files. QAR files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support QAR file

Windows Windows

How to open file with QAR extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening QAR files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to QlikView Extension files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Get the QlikView

Problems with opening and working with QAR files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with QAR files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the QlikView developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support QAR 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 QlikView website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of QlikView

You still cannot access QAR files although QlikView 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. The reason that QlikView cannot handle files with QAR may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of QlikView should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate QlikView Extension files with QlikView

After installing QlikView (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open QAR files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the QAR with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where QlikView is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open QAR files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected QAR file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select QlikView and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with QAR extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the QAR 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 QAR file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. The QAR may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the QAR file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the QAR file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the QAR file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the QAR file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the QAR file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle QlikView

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with QlikView Extension file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with QAR files affecting older versions of given software.

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