How to open PTR files

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

What is a PTR file?

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

While we do not yet describe the PTR 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 PTR 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 PTR

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

CX-ProtocolCX-ProtocolUser submitted
PhotoPhiliaPhotoPhiliaUser submitted
Public Talks ApplicationPublic Talks ApplicationUser submitted
Trendyflash Site BuilderTrendyflash Site BuilderUser submitted
PMView ProPMView ProUser submitted
AccessPORT Map ManagerAccessPORT Map ManagerUser 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 PTR-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 PTR-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!