A ptr file extension is related to the pointer file format used by OS/2 operating system developed by IBM.

There are 2 other file types using
the PTR file extension!

empty icon.ptr - TrendyFlash desktop flash intro project file

empty icon.ptr - QMail Qwk reader pointer file

Detailed description

Software that works with ptr file extension

Add comment

Bookmark & share this page with others:

PTR file extension - OS/2 cursor image

What is ptr file? How to open ptr files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

The ptr file extension is used for the native pointer format in OS/2 operating system for IBM-PC compatible computers.

The ptr file stores pointer.

Note that the Windows cursor format is significantly different from OS/2's pointer format. Thus it is very important that you choose the right format when you save pointers.

 The OS/2 operating system is obsolete product replaced by eCom Station.

This ptr file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to ptr file type:

OS/2 icon

IBM logo OS/2  Other operating systems or devices software

Company or developer:

OS/2 is operating system developed by IBM for personal computers. OS/2 is no longer marketed by IBM and support for OS/2 was discontinued in 2006. OS/2 is very similar like Windows in many ways, but also has similarities with Unix. The last version of OS/2 is named OS/2 Warp.

Help how to open PTR files:

Use PMView Pro to view content of *.ptr files.

How to convert file with extension PTR:

Use PMView Pro to transform *.ptr files to other file formats.

List of software applications associated to the .ptr file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open ptr file, edit ptr file, convert ptr file, view ptr file, play ptr file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 of the ptr files.

  • View ptr file
  • Print ptr file
  • Others ptr file

ptr file viewer - programs that view ptr file - OS/2 cursor image

Click on the link to get more information about PMView Pro for view ptr file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Previous file extension
PTN file extension

File-Extensions.org > Graphics file types

Next file extension
file extension PTS


Follow us!

Enter any file extension without dot (e.g. pdf)
Search for file extension details and associated application(s)

RSS feed