There are 3 other file types using
the PMA file extension!

pma file icon.pma - MSX archive format

pma file icon.pma - Payroll Mate file

pma file icon.pma - Pegasus Mail data archive file

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PMA file extension - Microsoft Windows Performance Monitor data file

What is pma file? How to open pma files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

pma file icon: pma filetype icon

The PMA file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows Performance Monitor utility.

Windows Performance Monitor is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that provides tools for analyzing system performance. From a single console, you can monitor application and hardware performance in real time, customize what data you want to collect in logs, define thresholds for alerts and automatic actions, generate reports, and view past performance data in a variety of ways.

Windows Performance Monitor combines the functionality of previous stand-alone tools including Performance Logs and Alerts (PLA), Server Performance Advisor (SPA), and System Monitor. It provides a graphical interface for the customization of Data Collector Sets and Event Trace Sessions.

Windows Performance Monitor performs data collection and logging using Data Collector Sets.

To launch Windows Performance Monitor:
Click Start, click in the Start Search box, type perfmon, and press ENTER.

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

The default software associated to pma file type:

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp.. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

Help how to open PMA files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension PMA:

As far as we know, this .pma file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .pma file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open pma file, edit pma file, convert pma file, view pma file, play pma file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others pma file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pma file - Microsoft Windows Performance Monitor data file

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Windows uses pma file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

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