Information about the .par (par) file type

This is one of two possibilities that we have on file for the .par file extension, follow this link to view both possibilities.

Below is all the information we have available on file about the .par (par) file type.

.par
Windows 3.x permanent swap file.
386part.par
Windows 3.x permanent swap file. Normally located in the C:\Windows folder.

Where this is available we would like to include file format information on .par files, as well as information on how to view or open files of type .par. If you know of any information which we have missed then please let us know.