There are 3 file types use the .PAR file extension:
1. 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.
Updated: August 7, 2010
2. FMS Aircraft Parameters File
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.
Updated: January 20, 2017
3. Dedicated Micros DVR Recording
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