What is a .003 File And How To Open It (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .003 extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .003 file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .003 file?

The file extension .003 comes from Split Archive Part 3 File. The format of this backup file is binary.

What to know

There are currently 7 software that can open the .003 file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .003 file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .003 file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .003 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .003 file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the OO1 File Manager software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe, Welltek 001 File Joiner & Splitter, SplitJoin, 7-Zip and OO1 File Manager.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .003 file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the OO1 File Manager software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .003 file on Mac

To open the .003 file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Split & Concat software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Incredible Bee Archiver and Split & Concat.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .003 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Split & Concat software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .003 file?

If you cannot open the .003 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .003 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .1 – Unix Section 1 Manual Page, .113 – Iomega Backup File, .123 – IBM, .123 – Sunstone Circuits, .208 – ASUS. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .003 file with the OO1 File Manager, Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe, Welltek 001 File Joiner & Splitter, SplitJoin, 7-Zip programs on Windows and Split & Concat, Incredible Bee Archiver programs on Mac.