Files with pho extension can be found as one the gerber file types, designs of printed circuit boards for CAD/CAM industry. It is supported by the Altium Designer.

There is one other file type using
the PHO file extension!

empty icon.pho - MBROLA phonetic data

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Software that open pho file

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PHO file extension - Gerber photoplot data

What is pho file? How to open pho files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

File extension pho is associated with the Gerber format (known as RS-274) used in PCB industry as standard. Designed to drive aperture based vector photo plotters.

Typically exported from a .grb file, supported in several gerber viewers and editors.

Updated: August 1, 2022

The default software associated to open pho file:

Altium Designer icon

Altium Limited. logoAltium Designer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Altium Limited.

Altium Designer is a set of applications for printed circuit board, FPGA and embedded software design.

Help how to open:

A .pho file can be for example opened using the Altium Designer printed circuit board, FPGA and embedded software design tool.

How to convert:

Gerber files (designs of PCB) can be usually exported between various CAD/CAM formats, or exported as simple images.

Find conversions from pho file:

pho to gbp

pho to gerber

pho to gtl

Find converter to pho file type:

gbp to pho

List of software applications associated to the .pho 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 pho file, edit pho file, convert pho file, view pho file, play pho 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 pho files.

Software that open pho file - Gerber photoplot data

Programs supporting the exension pho on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Altium Designer for open pho file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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