Files with pma file extension are related to the Microsoft Windows Performance Monitor data.

There are 3 other file types using
the PMA file extension!

empty icon.pma - MSX archive format

empty icon.pma - Payroll Mate file

empty icon.pma - Pegasus Mail data archive file

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PMA file extension - Microsoft Windows Performance Monitor data

What is pma file? How to open pma files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

pma file icon: pma filetype icon

The pma file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows Performance Monitor utility.

Windows Performance Monitor is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that provides tools for analyzing system performance.

Windows Performance Monitor performs data collection and logging using Data Collector Sets.

To launch Windows Performance Monitor:
Click Start, click in the Start Search box, type perfmon, and press ENTER.

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 10.

The default software associated to pma file type:

Windows Performance Monitor icon

Microsoft Corporation logoWindows Performance Monitor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Windows Performance Monitor is a set of tools for analyzing system performance. Users can monitor applications and hardware performance in real time. Performance Monitor is able to collect data in logs and generate reports. It provides a easy-to-use graphical interface.

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

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.

Help how to open PMA 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 PMA:

As far as we know, this .pma 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 software applications associated to the .pma file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open pma file, edit pma file, convert pma file, view pma file, play pma 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting pma files.

  • Create pma file
  • Others pma file

Programs that can create pma file - Microsoft Windows Performance Monitor data

Click on the link to get more information about Windows Performance Monitor for create pma file action.

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