If you still have MicroStation Archive files and want to be able to access the data inside, it is recommended to convert them to packager zip files.
Beginning in MicroStation V8i Select Series 3, the ability to extract/open archive files will no longer be available.
Click here for detailed information on the Archive tool in MicroStation V8i Select Series 2.
Click here for information regarding using Packager. History:The Archive tool in current versions of MicroStation allows the ability to open older "MicroStation archive (.mar)" files and export the contents.