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PVR file format description

PVR file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with PVR files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the PVR file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing PVR files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 PowerVR Texture

The PVR file is categorized under Graphic. It is associated with PVRTexTool, serving as a PowerVR Texture. These files are raw PVRTC compressed texture graphics. Visit the website of PVRTexTool for a detailed description of the PVR format.

Application:PVRTexTool
Category:Graphic files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

PowerVR Texture related extensions

  • lpk Atari ST Compressed Dali Image
  • pnt Atari Falcon Prism Paint Image
  • lce ZX Spectrum 128 Laced Screen Bitmap
  • tile Eclipse Image

#2 Sega Dreamcast VR Texture Data

The PVR file is categorized under Data. It is associated with Redream, serving as a Sega Dreamcast VR Texture Data. The Sega Dreamcast is a video game console made by Sega, and is the successor to the Sega Saturn. Visit the website of Redream for a detailed description of the PVR format.

Application:Redream
Category:Data files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Sega Dreamcast VR Texture Data related extensions

  • adx Sega Dreamcast ADX Audio Data
  • spr Sega Dreamcast VR Sprite Data

#3 Personal Video Recorder Video

The PVR file is categorized under Video. It is associated with Wintal PVR Player, serving as a Personal Video Recorder Video. Visit the website of Wintal PVR Player for a detailed description of the PVR format.

Application:Wintal PVR Player
Category:Video files
Mime-type:application/octet-stream
Magic:- / -
Aliases:-

Personal Video Recorder Video related extensions

  • avi Microsoft Video for Windows Movie
  • pss Sony PlayStation 2 Video Data
  • bclan Nintendo 3DS Binary CTR Layout Animation
  • av1 AV1 Video

Did someone accidentally misspell the PVR filename?

The PVR filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

Filename extensions similar to PVR:

Windows can't open your PVR file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this PVR file.

To set the PVR file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set PVR file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle PVR files with care

Exercise caution when handling PVR files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar PVR files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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