IDArc

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IDArc is an open source DOS program for identifying archiving and compression formats. It was developed by Jürgen Peters.

Some of its format knowledge has been incorporated into the File command's database.

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IDArc version 2.15.03 (2004-02-02) apparently exists, but has not been located.

List of recognized formats

List of recognized formats, from version 2.15.01:

ID Name References and remarks
1 ARC ARC (compression format)
2 ZIP ZIP, Self-extracting ZIP
3 ZOO Zoo
4 LZH LHA
5 DWC DWC
6 MDCD MDCD
7 LBR LBR
8 ARJ ARJ
9 HYP Hyper archive
10 UC2 UltraCompressor II
11 HAP HAP
12 HA HA
13 HPack (HPK) HPACK (compressed archive)
14 SQZ (Squeeze It) Squeeze It
15 RAR RAR
16 PAK PAK (ARC extension)
17 ARC+ ARC (compression format)#ARC Plus
18 LIM LIMIT
19 BSN (BSA/PTS-DOS)
20 PUT PUT
21 SQWEZ SQWEZ
22 Crush/ZIP CRUSH + ZIP
23 Crush/ARJ CRUSH + ARJ
24 Crush/LZH CRUSH + LHA
25 Crush/ZOO CRUSH + Zoo
26 Crush/HA CRUSH + HA
27 LZExe LZEXE
28 PKLite PKLITE
29 Diet DIET (compression)
30 TinyProg TINYPROG
31 GIF GIF
32 JPG (JFIF) JFIF
33 JPG (HSI) HSI JPEG
34 AIN AIN
35 AINEXE AIN#AINEXE
36 SAR SAR (Streamline Design)
37 BS2/BSArc
38 GZIP/Comp 4.3 Gzip, compress (Unix)
39 ACB
40 MAR Micrognosis Compression Archiver
41 CPZ (CPShrink)
42 JRC JRchive
43 JArcs JARCS
44 Quantum Quantum compressed archive
45 ReSOF
46 Crush/uncompressed CRUSH
47 ARX ARX
48 UCEXE UCEXE
49 WWPack WWPACK
50 QuArk
51 YAC YAC
52 X1
53 Codec CODEC (Telvox)
54 AMGC AMG (compressed archive)
55 NuLIB
56 PAKLeo (PLL)
57 TGZ Gzip (or tar + Gzip)
58 WWPack-Data WWPACK
59 ChArc
60 PSA
61 ZAR
62 LHark LHARK
63 CrossePAC
64 Freeze Freeze/Melt
65 KBoom
66 NSQ Squeeze
67 DPA
68 TTComp TTComp archive
69 WIC (Fake!)
70 RKive RKIVE
71 JAR JAR (ARJ Software)
72 ESP
73 ZPack Z/Install Lite
74 DRY
75 OWS (Fake!)
76 SKY
77 ARI
78 UFA UFA
79 Microsoft CAB Cabinet
80 FOXSQZ
81 AR7 AR7
82 TSComp TSComp
83 PPMZ
84 MS Compress MS-DOS installation compression
85 MP3 (Marco Czudej)
86 ZET
87 XPack Data XPACK
88 XPack Diskimage XPACK
89 ARQ
90 ACE ACE
91 Squash Squash ARH
92 Terse TERSE
93 XPack single data XPACK
94 Stuffit (Mac) StuffIt
95 PUCrunch
96 BZip bzip
97 UHarc UHARC
98 ABComp
99 CMP (André Olejko)
100 BZip2 bzip2
101 LZOP lzop
102 szip Sunzip
103 Splint
104 TAR Tape Archive
105 InstallShield
106 CARComp
107 LZS LHA with LArc compression
108 BOA
109 InstallShield Z InstallShield Z
110 ARG ARG
111 Gather
112 Pack Magic
113 BTS (Big Tree Software Archiver)
114 ELI 5750
115 QFC
116 PRO-PACK Pro-Pack
117 MSXiE (Mercury Soft Technology)
118 RAX
119 777 777
120 LZS221 (Stac)
121 HPA (Hungarian Pirate Alliance)
122 Arhangel (George Lyapko)
123 EXP1 (Bulat Ziganshin)
124 IMP IMP
125 BMF BMF (Dmitry Shkarin)
126 NRV (Markus Oberhumer)
127 oPAQue (Dmitry Dvoinikov)
128 Squish (Mike Albert)
129 Par (ParB)
130 HIT (Bogdan Ureche)
131 SBX
132 NaShrinK
133 Disintegrator
134 ASD (T. Svensson)
135 InstallShield CAB InstallShield CAB
136 TOP4
137 BatComp (4DOS)
138 BlakHole BlakHole
139 BIX (Igor Pavlov) BIX
140 ChiefLZA ChiefLZ archive format
141 Blink (D.T.S.)
142 CAR (MylesHi!) CAR (MylesHi!)
143 SARJ
144 Compack Sfx COMPACK
145 Logitech Compress
146 ARS-Sfx
147 AKT
148 Flash
149 PC/3270
150 NPack
151 PFT (Perfect Finishing Touch)
152 Xtreme
153 SemOne
154 AKT32
155 InstallIt
156 PPMD PPMd
157 Swag SWG
158 FIZ
159 BA (M. Lundqvist)
160 XPA32 (J. Tseng)
161 RK (M.Taylor) RK
162 RPM RPM
163 DeepFreezer Yamazaki zipper archive
164 ZZip (Damien Debin) Zzip
165 DC (Edgar Binder)
166 TPac (Tim Gordon) TPAC (Tim Gordon)
167 Ai (E.Ilya)
168 Ybs (Vadim Yoockin)
169 Ai32 (E.Ilya)
170 SBC (Sami Mäkinen)
171 DitPack
172 DMS Disk Masher System
173 EPC
174 VSARC
175 PDZ
176 Package for the Web PackageForTheWeb
177 NullSoft Installer NSIS
178 Wise Installer
179 DZip (Nolan Pflug) Dzip
180 7z 7z
181 ReDuq (J. Mintjes)
182 aPackage
183 WinImage
184 GCA GCA
185 PPMN (Max Smirnov)
186 SAPCAR CAR
187 Compressia
188 UHBC
189 PKZip6/BZip2 ZIP with bzip2 compression
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