There are 19 other file types using
the SCR file extension!

scr file icon.scr - Microsoft Silverlight file

scr file icon.scr - LocoScript screen font file

scr file icon.scr - Sun Raster bitmap image file

scr file icon.scr - Wintask uncompiled program file

scr file icon.scr - Left 4 Dead file

scr file icon.scr - Microsoft Word for DOS bitmap file

scr file icon.scr - Script file

scr file icon.scr - DOS DEBUG input file

scr file icon.scr - Image-Pro Plus macro file

scr file icon.scr - Movie Master Screenplay file

scr file icon.scr - Procomm Plus screen snapshot file

scr file icon.scr - Statistica scrollsheet file

scr file icon.scr - DivX video

scr file icon.scr - ZX Spectrum standard screen

scr file icon.scr - Xpand Rally Extreme player profile file

scr file icon.scr - NovaLogic game dialog script file

scr file icon.scr - Atari Jaguar Cinepak film file

scr file icon.scr - Atari Jaguar compiled MIDI score file

scr file icon.scr - EAGLE settings file

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SCR file extension - Microsoft Windows screensaver

What is scr file? How to open scr files?

The scr file extension is frequently used for Windows Screensavers.

A screensaver is a computer program, that is used to prevent phosphor burn-in on old types of CRT monitors and plasma monitors. Screensavers protects CRT monitors and plasma monitors by blanking their screens or filling them with moving images or patterns when the computer is not in use.

Screensaver files for Windows are typically stored in the \Windows\System32 directory. Screensaver can be set by user to start automatically, when the computer is inactive for several minutes.

Screensavers can be used to protection of a computer against unwanted visitors. Many screensavers can be configured to ask users for a password before permitting the user to resume work.

In the Microsoft Windows operating system is a screensaver an ordinary application with a scr file extension. Windows executes *.scr files automatically. This is a potential dangerous to catch a virus infection in the computer for example from e-mail attachments or from Internet. It is necessary to install screensavers only from trusted sources.

To change your screensaver in Microsoft Windows follow these steps:

  • On an empty area of your desktop click with your right mouse button
  • On the small menu that pops up, select Properties. The Display Properties window will appear
  • Select the Screen Saver tab to view the screensaver settings

From the screen saver settings page you can select a different screen saver, adjust the settings of the current screensaver and set the time required before your screensaver will activate. You also have the option of requiring a password to be entered before you can use the computer after the screensaver has been activated.

The default software associated to scr 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.

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Help how to open SCR files:

Screen savers are executable files that run the program when opened.

How to convert file with extension SCR:

There is no way how to convert *.scr screensavers to other file formats.

Find converter to scr file type:

jpeg to scr

jpg to scr

swf to scr

File identification strings:

HEX code: 4D 5A
ASCII code: MZ

Related links:

Information How To Make Your Own Screensavers - Screensavers

List of software applications associated to the .scr 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 scr file, edit scr file, convert scr file, view scr file, play scr file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the scr files.

  • Open scr file
  • Save scr file
  • Edit scr file
  • Create scr file
  • Export scr file

Software that open scr file - Microsoft Windows screensaver

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open scr file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with scr file by default:
Microsoft Windows small icon Microsoft Windows
Other suggested software:
Screensaver Maker
Ultra Screen Saver Maker

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