Files with pik file extension are mainly related to old program called Protel 99. Most likely obsolete format, or used by successor product called Altium Designer.

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PIK file extension - Protel 99 PIK data

What is pik file? How to open pik files?

File type specification:

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The pik file extension is associated with the Protel 99 pick and place generation file that is created in the CAM Outputs for [pcbfilename] folder.

The Protel 99 is obsolete product developed by Protel International also known as Altium Limited. The Protel 99 was replaced by Altium Designer.

The default software associated to open pik 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:

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 .pik 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 .pik 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 pik file, edit pik file, convert pik file, view pik file, play pik file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pik file - Protel 99 PIK data

Click on the software link for more information about Altium Designer. Altium Designer uses pik 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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