PCR File - opening and understanding

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

What is a PCR file?

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

While we do not yet describe the PCR 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 PCR 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!

How to open PCR 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 PCR for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 18 different PCR openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

PCmoverPCmoverUser submitted
The Print ShopThe Print ShopUser submitted
PrintMasterPrintMasterUser submitted
Photo Creator for WacomPhoto Creator for WacomUser submitted
The Print Shop Premier EditionThe Print Shop Premier EditionUser submitted
The Print Shop Ensemble IIIThe Print Shop Ensemble IIIUser submitted
Photo Creator SEPhoto Creator SEUser submitted
The Print Shop Deluxe IIIThe Print Shop Deluxe IIIUser submitted
Photo Creator Simple for WACOMPhoto Creator Simple for WACOMUser submitted
PrimerSelectPrimerSelectUser submitted
ScrapbooksScrapbooksUser submitted
EthnosIIEthnosIIUser submitted
Photo Creator LEPhoto Creator LEUser submitted
Move MeMove MeUser submitted
AdrenaAdrenaUser submitted
Parsons Technology AnnouncementsParsons Technology AnnouncementsUser submitted
The Print Shop Standard EditionThe Print Shop Standard EditionUser submitted
Vector NTIVector NTIUser 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 yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!