The .pre file extension is related Programmer's WorkBench and used for its settings files.
PRE file extension - Programmer's WorkBench settings file
What is pre file? How to open pre files?
File type specification:
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.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .pre 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 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).
- Others pre file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pre file - Programmer's WorkBench settings file
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.).