ACE, WinAce Compressed File (.ace)

The ACE Archive file format

The ACE file extension is assigned to archive files that have been compressed using WinAce. It's one of the formats supported by WinAce and can be decompressed by few other compression programs as well.

Technical details of ACE files

ACE archives use a proprietary compression algorithm. The specifications of this algorithm allow for fast compression speed and a very high ratio of compression as well.

More information about the ACE file format

File extension .ace
File category Archive
Example file Download example.ace file (237.59 KiB)
Associated programs E-merge WinAce (Windows)
ESTsoft ALZip (Windows)
IZArc (Windows)
MacUnace (Mac)
PeaZip (Windows)
The Unarchiver (Mac)
Useful links More on ACE compression and ACE files
Developer WinAce