Garc archive (.GAR) is a compressed archive format associated with Garc, a raster graphics utility developed by John Callicotte. It contains files in certain standard image formats, such as GIF, BMP, and TGA.
Only Garc v1.x supports .GAR files. In v2.x, archives became collections of image files stored in an Access database. In v3.x, the archive features were dropped.
Garc v1.x is a menu-driven DOS program, distributed as shareware. Later versions are for Windows.
Garc lists its website as <http://sound.net/~johnc/garc.html>, but no archives of it seem to exist.
.GAR files created by Garc v1.0 start with ASCII "
Garc1.0". Files from v1.1 start with "
Following items are listed for reference, but don't support .GAR format.