Did your computer fail to open a PGN file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .PGN files.
What is a PGN file?
The .pgn file extension is most commonly associated with Picatinny Arsenal Electronic Formstore image files. The PGN files are a TIFF file format used by Picatinny Arsenal Electronic Formstore. The PGN files are compressed image files stored in a lossless compression format.
The .pgn file extension is also used for Portable Game Notation files.
Suggest another file format using extension PGN
While we know of one file format using the .PGN file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PGN file.
Various PGN file openers, viewers, etc.
These apps are known to open certain types of PGN files. Remember, different programs may use PGN files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.