There are 5 other file types using
the PRE file extension!

pre file icon.pre - Freelance presentation file

pre file icon.pre - Nero WaveEditor preset file

pre file icon.pre - Insight II dynamics scratch file

pre file icon.pre - SonicWALL SGMS syslog

pre file icon.pre - Preprocessor output file

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PRE file extension - Programmer's WorkBench settings file

What is pre file? How to open pre files?

The PRE file extension is associated with the Programmer's Workbench (PWB/UNIX) an early version of Unix operating system developed by Bell Labs (AT&T) in 1977. The .pre file stores settings of Programmer's Workbench.

The .pre file extension is also used by Microsoft C/C++ development environment for its settings data.

Help how to open PRE 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 PRE:

As far as we know, this .pre 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 .pre 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 pre file, edit pre file, convert pre file, view pre file, play pre file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others pre file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pre file - Programmer's WorkBench settings file

Click on the software link for more information about Visual C++. Visual C++ uses pre 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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