.PAR File Extension

There are 3 file types use the .PAR file extension:

  1. Parchive Index File
  2. FMS Aircraft Parameters File
  3. Dedicated Micros DVR Recording

1. Parchive Index File

Parchive Index File

Index file containing a group of parity volumes in a Parchive (or "parity volume set") archive; can be used to recover a file archive when one of the files contained in the archive is lost.

Software's name License Platforms
MacPAR deLuxe MacPAR deLuxe Mac
parchive parchive LinuxWindows
PyPar2 PyPar2 Linux
QuickPar QuickPar Free Windows

Updated: August 7, 2010

2. FMS Aircraft Parameters File

FMS Aircraft Parameters File
  • Developer FMS
  • Popularity
    4.0 (214 votes)
  • Category Game Files
  • Format Text

A PAR file is an aircraft parameters file used by FMS (Flying-Model-Simulator), a flight simulation game for Windows. It saves the airplane geometry and physics properties such as mass, center of gravity, and inertia moments. PAR files are used for creating custom aircraft to fly in the game.

PAR files are one of several files that comprise the total aircraft data for the game. For example, there may be other 3D model files, texture bitmaps, and sounds.

Software's name License Platforms
FMS FMS Free Windows

Updated: January 20, 2017

3. Dedicated Micros DVR Recording

Dedicated Micros DVR Recording
  • Developer Dedicated Micros
  • Popularity
    2.7 (9 votes)
  • Category Video Files
  • Format N/A

Digital video format used by Dedicated Micros DVRs; used for both commercial and professional purposes; saved in a proprietary format that can be downloaded to a computer and viewed using NetVu software.

Updated: July 24, 2008

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