MCR File

What are MCR files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MCR file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a MCR file?

MCR files have multiple uses, and Compass And Ruler Macro is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Compass And Ruler Macro

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open MCR files

Important: Different programs may use files with the MCR file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your MCR file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different MCR openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 16, 2023

More file formats using the MCR extension

Through our research of MCR files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Musicator Delta Song/music
  • Personal Font Maker Macro
  • Tecplot Macro

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of MCR files. Remember, different programs may use MCR files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Canvas XCanvas XUser submitted
BricscadBricscadUser submitted
Macro RecorderMacro RecorderUser submitted
CaRMetalCaRMetalUser submitted
Super macroSuper macroUser submitted
CuteFTPCuteFTPUser submitted
Jitbit Macro RecorderJitbit Macro RecorderUser submitted
MapCreatorMapCreatorUser submitted
MetalCADMetalCADUser submitted
PSXMemToolPSXMemToolUser submitted

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