Some component downloads are in ".RAR" and ".WAR" archive file compression formats.
RAR is a proprietary archive file format that supports data compression, error recovery, and file spanning. Both proprietary and free programs are available for accessing such files. A tutorial on accessing .RAR files, including a free extractor, is available
WAR files (short for Web application Archive) are Java archive files used for packaging and distribution of Web applications. WAR files often contain a collection of JavaServer Pages, Java Servlets, Java classes, XML files, tag libraries, and static Web pages (HTML and related files).
More information on WAR files can be found in the WAR file format article on WikiPedia
Refer to this background information on Java Web applications
For a specific guide to implementing the AIM Template Creator software and deploying .WAR files, refer to the AIM Template Software Setup Manual.