PGR file format description
Many people share .pgr files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .pgr file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .pgr files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.pgr - PowerGREP Saved Result File
PGR file is a PowerGREP Saved Result File. PowerGREP is a powerful Windows grep tool. Quickly search through large numbers of files on your PC or network, including text and binary files, compressed archives, MS Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PDF files, OpenOffice files, etc.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .pgr file extension. Even harmful programs can create .pgr files. Be especially cautious with .pgr files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .pgr 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 .pgr file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
pvr, gpr, prr, pr, phr, pgf, pgd, pfr, ogr, pyr, gr, ptr, prg, pnr, pgt
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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