Similar in all respects to arc, but a different method of compression was used. Programs to uncompress this type of file do not exist on as many platforms as they do for the original arc.
archive or backup application
ARJ is a tool for creating compressed file archives. ARJ probably stands for Archive - Robert Jung. It is no longer in wide use on many platforms.
A well-known archive program available for PC's.
A somewhat common format for MS-DOS machines, especially in Europe. File Type: Binary It is fairly slow and in some cases may do a better job than the more common gzip, zip and Stuffit formats. You can use Stuffit Expander for Windows or WinZIP. On the Mac, try UnArjMac.
One of the most popular compression formats.
A popular file archive format similar to ZIP.
Compressed File (file name extension) [Jung
Allows the user to store one or more files in a compressed format in an archive file. This saves space both in the compression and in the saving of disk sector clusters. Particularly strong compressing databases, uncompressed graphics files, and large documents. Named after the creator, American programmer Robert Jung.
ARJ is a tool for creating compressed file archives. It was invented by Robert K. Jung.