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Document And Entity Information

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Document And Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Sep. 29, 2013
Nov. 05, 2013
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name Exar Corporation  
Document Type 10-Q  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --03-30  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   47,509,410
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Central Index Key 0000753568  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Document Period End Date Sep. 29, 2013  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2