Files with ptr suffix can be occasionally found as old pointer files for OS/2 operating system developed by IBM.

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

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Software that open ptr file

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What is ptr file? How to open ptr files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

File extension ptr was used for the native pointer format in OS/2 operating system for IBM-PC compatible computers. Which means, it is likely obsolete format by today's standards.

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.

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 open ptr file:

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IBM logoOS/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:

Use PMView Pro to view content of .ptr files.

How to convert:

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, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android 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'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 ptr files.

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Programs supporting the exension ptr on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about PMView Pro for view ptr file action.

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