.A00 File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .A00 file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2024.

A00 File Recovery

What is a .A00 file?

Second file of a spanned archive created with ALZip, a multi-format file compression utility; saved in the compressed ALZ format along with an .ALZ file and other split archives; additional files have file extensions .A01, .A02, etc.

What Are Common Causes of ".A00" Files Lost or Failure?

There can be several common causes for ".A00" files being lost or encountering failure. Some of these causes include:

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may accidentally delete the ".A00" files while organizing or cleaning up their file system.
  2. File system corruption: If the file system where the ".A00" files are stored gets corrupted, it can lead to the loss or failure of these files.
  3. Software or hardware issues: Problems with the software or hardware used to create or access ".A00" files can result in their loss or failure. This could include issues with the compression software or the storage device where the files are stored.
  4. Virus or malware attacks: If the system gets infected with a virus or malware, it can corrupt or delete the ".A00" files.
  5. Power outages or system crashes: Sudden power outages or system crashes while working with ".A00" files can lead to their loss or failure.
  6. Improper file handling: Mishandling the ".A00" files, such as forcefully closing the compression software or improperly shutting down the system, can cause issues with the files.
  7. File format incompatibility: If the software used to open or extract ".A00" files is not compatible with the file format, it can result in failure or loss of the files.
  8. Human error: Mistakes made by users, such as accidentally overwriting or renaming the ".A00" files, can cause their loss or failure.

It is important to regularly back up ".A00" files and take necessary precautions to prevent their loss or failure.

How to recover lost ".A00" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".A00" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".A00" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".A00" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".A00" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

Partition Recovery™ 4.9
The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".A00" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".A00" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo aLZip Second Split Archive File image file file?

Programs that open ".A00" files

ESTsoft ALZip ESTsoft ALZip

Additional Information

  • File type: ALZip Second Split Archive File

  • File extension: .A00

  • Developer: ESTsoft

  • Category: Compressed Files

  • Format: N/A


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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

Oleg Afonin

Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What is a .A00 file extension and what is its purpose?

    The .A00 file extension is typically associated with split archive files created by the program "ALZip." ALZip is a file compression and decompression software for Windows.

    When a large file is compressed using ALZip, it can be split into multiple smaller parts with the .A00, .A01, .A02, and so on file extensions. These split archive files are created to facilitate easier storage and transfer of large files, especially when size limitations exist (e.g., emailing attachments).

    To extract the original file from the split archive, all parts (including the .A00 file) need to be present in the same location and then extracted using ALZip or a compatible file archiver software.

  • How do I open a .A00 file and what software or application is needed?

    A .A00 file is typically associated with split archive files created by the program "WinRAR." To open a .A00 file, you will need to have WinRAR installed on your computer.

    To open the .A00 file, follow these steps:

    1. Ensure that you have WinRAR installed on your computer. If you don't have it, you can download it from the official WinRAR website and install it.
    2. Right-click on the .A00 file you want to open.
    3. From the context menu, select "Open with" and then choose "WinRAR" from the list of available programs. If WinRAR is not listed, click on "Choose another app" and browse for the WinRAR executable file (usually located in "C:Program FilesWinRAR").
    4. WinRAR will open and display the contents of the .A00 file. You can now extract the files within the archive or perform other operations as needed.

    Note: If the .A00 file is part of a split archive, you may need to have all the corresponding split parts (.A01, .A02, etc.) in the same directory for WinRAR to open the entire archive.

  • Are there any specific steps or instructions to follow in order to successfully access the contents of a .A00 file?

    Yes, there are specific steps to follow in order to access the contents of a .A00 file. .A00 files are usually part of a larger compressed archive, commonly created using the WinRAR software.

    To access the contents of a .A00 file, follow these steps:

    1. Ensure you have WinRAR installed on your computer. If you don't have it, you can download and install it from the official website (https://www.rarlab.com/).
    2. Locate the .A00 file on your computer.
    3. Right-click on the .A00 file and select "Extract Here" or "Extract files..." from the context menu. This will open the WinRAR application.
    4. In the WinRAR application, choose the destination folder where you want to extract the contents of the .A00 file.
    5. Click on the "OK" or "Extract" button to start the extraction process.
    6. Wait for WinRAR to extract the contents of the .A00 file. The progress will be displayed in the WinRAR application.
    7. Once the extraction is complete, you can access the extracted files in the destination folder you specified.

    Note: If the .A00 file is part of a multi-volume archive, you may need to have all the volumes (.A01, .A02, etc.) in the same directory to successfully extract the contents.

    If the .A00 file is not a part of a compressed archive or is using a different file format, you may need to provide more information about the file or the software used to create it in order to access its contents.

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