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Details of extension .pcm

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .pcm file?
  • Which program can create the .pcm file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .pcm format?
  • What can convert .pcm files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .pcm extension?
RAW PCM Audio Data .pcm file icon

RAW PCM Audio Data

PCM file is a RAW PCM Audio Data. Pulse-code modulation (PCM) is a raw digital representation of an analog audio signal.
Category: Audio files
Application: AudioPlayer
Program name: -
Mime-type: audio/x-pcm
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Audio Interchange File
CD Audio Track
MIDI Music
MPEG Audio Layer 3 File
Macintosh Sound Resource
Creative Labs Sound Blaster Sound
Windows Waveform Sound
AC-3 Compressed Audio
Free Lossless Audio Codec File

Other types of files may also use the .pcm file extension. If you have helpful information about .pcm extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .pcm filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

pcn (1), pck (1), pch (1), ocm (1), cpm (1), pxm (1), psm (1), pm (1), pdm (1), pcl (1), pcj (1), pc (1), lcm (1), cm (1), pvm (1)

Can't open a .pcm file?

If you want to open a .pcm file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .pcm association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.pcm

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android