.par file extension
- 1. Windows 3.x permanent swap file.
- Windows 3.x permanent swap file. Normally located in the
- 2. Parity index file. Also known as a Parchive index file.
.par files follow the Parity Volume Specification 1.0 which has now been superseded. cf .par2.
For more information see:
- Parity Volume Set Specification 1.0 (archived) - Includes file format information.
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