There are 19 other file types using
the SCR file extension!
.scr - Microsoft Silverlight file
.scr - LocoScript screen font file
.scr - Sun Raster bitmap image file
.scr - Wintask uncompiled program file
.scr - Left 4 Dead file
.scr - Microsoft Word for DOS bitmap file
.scr - Script
.scr - DOS DEBUG input file
.scr - Image-Pro Plus macro file
.scr - Movie Master Screenplay file
.scr - Procomm Plus screen snapshot file
.scr - Statistica scrollsheet file
.scr - DivX video
.scr - ZX Spectrum standard screen
.scr - Xpand Rally Extreme player profile file
.scr - NovaLogic game dialog script file
.scr - Atari Jaguar Cinepak film file
.scr - Atari Jaguar compiled MIDI score file
.scr - EAGLE settings file
SCR file extension - Microsoft Windows screensaver
What is scr file? How to open scr files?
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scr file icon:
The scr file extension is frequently used for Windows Screensavers.
A screensaver is a computer program, that is used to prevent phosphor burn-in on old types of CRT monitors and plasma monitors. Screensavers protects CRT monitors and plasma monitors by blanking their screens or filling them with moving images or patterns when the computer is not in use.
Screensaver files for Windows are typically stored in the \Windows\System32 directory. Screensaver can be set by user to start automatically, when the computer is inactive for several minutes.
Screensavers can be used to protection of a computer against unwanted visitors. Many screensavers can be configured to ask users for a password before permitting the user to resume work.
In the Microsoft Windows operating system is a screensaver an ordinary application with a scr file extension. Windows executes *.scr files automatically. This is a potential dangerous to catch a virus infection in the computer for example from e-mail attachments or from Internet. It is necessary to install screensavers only from trusted sources.
To change your screensaver in Microsoft Windows follow these steps:
- On an empty area of your desktop click with your right mouse button
- On the small menu that pops up, select Properties. The Display Properties window will appear
- Select the Screen Saver tab to view the screensaver settings
From the screen saver settings page you can select a different screen saver, adjust the settings of the current screensaver and set the time required before your screensaver will activate. You also have the option of requiring a password to be entered before you can use the computer after the screensaver has been activated.
The default software associated to scr file type:
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Microsoft Windows is 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.
List of software applications associated to the .scr 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 scr file, edit scr file, convert scr file, view scr file, play scr 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 scr files.
- Open scr file
- Save scr file
- Edit scr file
- Create scr file
- Export scr file
Software that open scr file - Microsoft Windows screensaver
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