PGC File - opening and understanding

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

What is a PGC file?

A .PGC file is a PGC Portfolio Graphics Compressed bitmap file. Through our analysis of PGC files, we know that one use of the format is PGC Portfolio Graphics Compressed bitmap. 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 PGC 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 PGC for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 1 different PGC openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .PGC

While PGC Portfolio Graphics Compressed bitmap is a popular type of PGC-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .PGC extension.

The PGC 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 PGC opener may not be able to open all kinds of PGC files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited PGC viewer.

PGN (Portable Gaming Notation) Compressed format

Through our analysis of PGC files, we know that one use of the format is PGN (Portable Gaming Notation) Compressed format. 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 1 different PGC openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

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