PAC file format description
Many people share .pac files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .pac file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .pac files.
3 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.pac - Proxy Auto-Config File
The PAC other files are related to Netscape Browser. PAC is a Proxy Auto-Config File for Netscape browser.
- Netscape Browser
- Other files
- - / -
- Proxy Auto-Config File related extensions:
.pac - Atari Stad Compressed Bitmap
The PAC graphic files are related to XnView. PAC file is an Atari Stad Compressed Bitmap.
.pac - SBStudio II Song Package
The PAC audio files are related to SBStudio II. PAC file is a SBStudio II Song Package. SBStudio is a music tracker for MS-DOS written by Henning Hellstroem in the early 1990s. The SBStudio II seems to be no longer supported.
- SBStudio II
- Audio files
- - / -
- SBStudio II Song Package related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .pac file extension. Even harmful programs can create .pac files. Be especially cautious with .pac files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .pac file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .pac file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
lac, ac, pxc, pca, pax, pas, pad, oac, apc, pzc, pwc, pc, pav, paf, pa
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Cognos Local Authentication Cache
- GNU Autoconf Input File
- Photodex ProShow Cache
- PickAx Encrypted Image
- Print Artist Project
- CaseWare Working Papers Client File
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