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Details of extension .ptr

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .ptr file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .ptr file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .ptr files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 3 file formats associated with this file extension!


  1. OS/2 Warp Cursor Image
  2. Flash Intro Builder Project
  3. Redatam Pointer Data

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OS/2 Warp Cursor Image

ptr file - OS/2 Warp Cursor Image
The PTR file belongs to the Graphic category and works with IBM OS/2 Warp, being used as an OS/2 Warp Cursor Image. OS/2 is a series of computer operating systems, initially created by Microsoft and IBM, then later developed by IBM exclusively. The developer is still actively supporting the IBM OS/2 Warp, likely. Our data shows that IBM OS/2 Warp uses 26 more file types.
Application: IBM OS/2 Warp
Program name: -
Category: Graphic files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.os3 OS/2 Warp 3 System Data
.aif OS/2 Warp Application Information
.rsu OS/2 Warp Remote Software Update
.msg OS/2 Warp Help Message

Flash Intro Builder Project

ptr file - Flash Intro Builder Project
The PTR file belongs to the Project category and works with Flash Intro Builder, being used as a Flash Intro Builder Project. Flash Intro Builder is a tool for creation of flash intros. The developer is still actively supporting the Flash Intro Builder, likely. Based on our current information, Flash Intro Builder does not use other file types.
Application: Flash Intro Builder
Program name: -
Category: Project files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.pep TurboProject Project
.lso Logic Audio Project
.gpj jGRASP Project
.clk Corel R.A.V.E Project

Redatam Pointer Data

ptr file - Redatam Pointer Data
The PTR file belongs to the Data category and works with Redatam, being used as a Redatam Pointer Data. Redatam is a statistical software for microdata processing of population and household censuses, surveys and vital statistics. The developer is still actively supporting the Redatam, likely. Our data shows that Redatam uses 4 more file types.
Application: Redatam
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.rbf Redatam Binary Data
.dicx Redatam Binary Dictionary Data
.wipx Redatam Base Scheme Data
.wxp Redatam ASCII Dictionary Data

The .ptr file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .ptr extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .ptr file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.pyr SOCSIM Population Pyramid File
.ptd PipeTech Data File
.phr ZOOM MRS-802 Stereo Right Channel Data
.pfr Corel Paint Shop Pro Frame
.ptt Context4 Print Data
.pt Plone Page Template

The .ptr extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .ptr filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

pyr (1), ptd (1), phr (1), pfr (1), ptt (1), pt (1), pgr (1), ltr (1), tpr (1), ptg (1)

Having trouble opening a .ptr file?

If you want to open a .ptr file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .ptr association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ptr

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 with 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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android