PCM File - opening and understanding

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

What is a PCM file?

A .PCM file is a HP LaserJet Printer Cartridge Metric file. Through our analysis of PCM files, we know that one use of the format is HP LaserJet Printer Cartridge Metric. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open PCM files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension PCM for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different PCM openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .PCM

While HP LaserJet Printer Cartridge Metric is a popular type of PCM-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .PCM extension.

The PCM file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a PCM opener may not be able to open all kinds of PCM files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited PCM viewer.

Pfaff Compatible design card

Through our analysis of PCM files, we know that one use of the format is Pfaff Compatible design card. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different PCM openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterUser submitted
Cool Edit ProCool Edit ProUser submitted
AuditionAuditionUser submitted
Yahoo! Music JukeboxYahoo! Music JukeboxUser submitted
Cool EditCool EditUser submitted
EmbirdEmbirdUser submitted
Yahoo! Music EngineYahoo! Music EngineUser submitted
FreeSmithFreeSmithUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
MyEditor ApplicationMyEditor ApplicationUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PCM-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with PCM-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!