PCT File Type

- The quick facts

What are PCT files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PCT 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 PCT file?

PCT files have multiple uses, and Dynamic Publisher Picture/Screen is one of them.

Dynamic Publisher Picture/Screen

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 PCT files

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

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

Last updated: March 17, 2022

All known file formats using extension .PCT

While Dynamic Publisher Picture/Screen is a popular type of PCT-file, we know of 6 different uses of the .PCT extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

QuickDraw/PICT Bitmap

We know that one PCT format is QuickDraw/PICT Bitmap. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

PCT opener for Windows

We have identified one PCT opener that is compatible with this specific type of PCT file.


More file formats using the PCT extension

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

  • Macintosh Pict Image
  • NIST IHead Bitmap
  • PC-Type Document
  • The Print Shop Deluxe Card Timepieces

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

QuickTimeQuickTimeUser submitted
Adobe PhotoshopAdobe PhotoshopUser submitted
Microsoft Picture ItMicrosoft Picture ItUser submitted
Adobe Photoshop ElementsAdobe Photoshop ElementsUser submitted
Corel PaintShop ProCorel PaintShop ProUser submitted
Ashampoo Photo CommanderAshampoo Photo CommanderUser submitted
QuickTime AlternativeQuickTime AlternativeUser submitted
Ulead Photo ExplorerUlead Photo ExplorerUser submitted
Ulead Instant ViewerUlead Instant ViewerUser submitted

Help us help others

File.org helps thousands of users every day, and we would love to hear from you if you have additional information about PCT file formats, example files, or compatible programs. Please use the links below or email us at submit@file.org to discuss further.