How to open PCM files

Did your computer fail to open a PCM file? We explain what PCM files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your PCM files.

What is a PCM file?

The PCM file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the PCM file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the PCM file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about PCM files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

Generic PCM

These apps are known to open certain types of PCM files. Since many different programs may use PCM files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific PCM file.

Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterVerified
Cool Edit ProCool Edit ProUser submitted
AuditionAuditionUser submitted
Yahoo! Music JukeboxYahoo! Music JukeboxUser submitted
EmbirdEmbirdUser submitted
Yahoo! Music EngineYahoo! Music EngineUser submitted
FreeSmithFreeSmithUser submitted
MyEditor ApplicationMyEditor ApplicationUser submitted
Parallels Tools CenterParallels Tools CenterUser submitted
PlasmaCAMPlasmaCAMUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
Cool EditCool EditUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
5KPlayer5KPlayerUser submitted
ClickFix for Adobe AuditionClickFix for Adobe AuditionUser submitted
PlusDBViewer_ENG MFC ApplicationPlusDBViewer_ENG MFC ApplicationUser submitted
Embird PlusEmbird PlusUser submitted
Wave XtractorWave XtractorUser submitted
3nity Media Player3nity Media PlayerUser submitted
PaperCom Document ManagerPaperCom Document ManagerUser submitted
Aleo Photo Collage MakerAleo Photo Collage MakerUser submitted
PCM001ZPCM001ZUser submitted
PlasmaCAM DesignEdgePlasmaCAM DesignEdgeUser submitted
Cool Edit Pro-Special EditionCool Edit Pro-Special EditionUser submitted
MasterClips MediaPaq BrowserMasterClips MediaPaq BrowserUser submitted
RainmeterRainmeterUser submitted
PcSoftPcSoftUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with PCM-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with PCM-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!