File Extension PCH

.PCH File

File extension: PCH
File type: Backup Index

Notes about the PCH file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The PCH file type is primarily associated with 'Clone.exe' by Spotmau, Inc.

Directory and structure file for Spotmau 2009 and on for disk images or backups

Detailed information for file extension PCH:

Primary association: Clone.exe
Company: Spotmau, Inc
File classification: Archive

Other applications associated with file type PCH:

  • Patch File
  • Pixeur (Color History File) by VeignWith Pixeur you can view the color, RGB, Hex, and Long value of any color you see. Pixeur will also keep a history of all colors you have selected, so going back is as simple as choosing the color from the Color History list. This association is classified as Graphic.
  • Visual C (PreCompiled Header) by Microsoft Corporation The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 56 43 50 43 48 30 , ASCII: VCPCH0
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .PCH

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: pchfile, FileType: Intermediate file

ProgramID: pchfile, FileType: Precompiled Header File

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