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GARbro icon Browse the resource files of visual novels, extract items from archives, convert media files to other formats and more, with this versatile, open-source application

Various types of games, including visual novels, often store resources in archive files that cannot be accessed easily, making it difficult to extract content you may be interested in, such as images or songs.

GARbro is a powerful, open-source program that enables you to browse game resources, extract files from numerous archive formats and convert media. It features a streamlined UI and can be operated almost entirely with hotkeys.

Versatile utility that supports an extensive number of archive formats

Naturally, developers rely upon a wide range of methods to compress game resources, which is one of the reasons it is so difficult to find software that is capable of extracting content from a specific type of archive.

GARbro is probably your best bet, as it offers support for an impressive collection of archive formats. If you want to make sure the app can help you, go ahead and consult the list published on the product’s homepage.

Explore game resources, extract content, create archives and convert files

The program features a fairly standard UI that should be familiar to those who have used other file managers in the past. Browsing is very straightforward, as you can find files in the left-hand panel and preview them in the right-hand one.

Once you have found a supported archive, you can browse its contents or just extract files directly. You also have the option of converting media files to other formats, as well as compressing them into a new archive.

Work efficiently and speed up operations using hotkeys

Many users will likely appreciate the fact that the application can be used almost exclusively with the help of a keyboard. The available hotkeys are included in the local documentation, and you can also find these assignments listed on the website.

In short, GARbro is a well-designed application that caters to users who need to manage visual novel game resources, extract files from uncommon archive formats and perform conversions. It is very easy to use, particularly with the help of keyboard shortcuts, and it sports a minimalistic, intuitive UI.

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GARbro was reviewed by Catalin Chelariu
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