Files with p8 file extension are related to the PICO-8 and used for its data.

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Software that works with p8 file extension

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P8 file - PICO-8 data

What is p8 file? How to open p8 files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The p8 file extension is associated with the PICO-8, a fantasy software console for making and playing tiny video games, available for Windows, Mac and Linux.

The p8 file stores some kind of data used by PICO-8.

The default software associated to p8 file type:

PICO-8 picture or screenshot

PICO-8  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Lexaloffle Games

PICO-8 is fantasy software console for Microsoft Windows, Mac and Linux used to making, sharing and playing tiny games and other computer programs.

Help how to open:

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:

As far as we know, this .p8 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 .p8 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open p8 file, edit p8 file, convert p8 file, view p8 file, play p8 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others p8 file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with p8 file - PICO-8 data

Click on the software link for more information about PICO-8. PICO-8 uses p8 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.).


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