A pre file extension is related Programmer's WorkBench and used for its settings files.

There are 5 other file types using
the PRE file extension!

pre icon.pre - Freelance presentation

empty icon.pre - Nero WaveEditor preset file

empty icon.pre - Insight II dynamics scratch

empty icon.pre - SonicWALL SGMS syslog

empty icon.pre - Preprocessor output file

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PRE file extension - Programmer's WorkBench settings

What is pre file? How to open pre files?

The pre file extension is associated with the Programmer's Workbench (PWB/UNIX), an early version of Unix operating system developed by Bell Labs (AT&T) in 1977.

The pre file stores settings of Programmer's Workbench.

The .pre file extension is also used by Microsoft C/C++ development environment for its settings data.

The default software associated to open pre file:

Visual C++ icon

Microsoft Corporation logoVisual C++  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Visual C++ is integrated development environment for C and C++ programming language used to create Windows and .NET applications.

Help how to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .pre 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 pre file, edit pre file, convert pre file, view pre file, play pre file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pre file - Programmer's WorkBench settings

Click on the software link for more information about Visual C++. Visual C++ uses pre 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

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