SPR File - opening and understanding

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

What is a SPR file?

The .spr file extension is most commonly associated with the Half-Life 3-D action game, the Quake 3D game engine and other computer gaming applications. The SPR files contain small images that represent an object or character used by the game. Custom SPR files can be created to replace the standard SPR files included with the software. This enhances the gaming experiencing, allowing users to modify the look of the game environment.

The .spr file extension is also used for Sprint document letter files, Psion Series 3 spreadsheet files, Sizzler animation files, IBM Telelogic Tau SDL Suite design files and Live for Speed single player replay files.

How to open SPR 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 SPR for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension SPR

While we know of one file format using the .SPR 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 .SPR file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of SPR files. Remember, different programs may use SPR 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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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SPR-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 SPR-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!