File Extension PGN

.PGN File

File extension: PGN
File type: Portable Game Notation (PGN)


Notes about the PGN file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The PGN file type is primarily associated with 'Portable Game Notation (PGN)'. PGN is Portable Game Notation, a standard designed for the representation of chess game data using ASCII text files.

Detailed information for file extension PGN:


Primary association: Portable Game Notation (PGN)
File classification: Text
Mime type: application/x-chess-pgn, application/da-chess-pgn
Identifying characters Hex: 5B 45 76 65 6E 74 20 22 , ASCII: [Event."
Related links: PGN Info

Other applications associated with file type PGN:

  • Picatinny Arsenal Electronic Formstore (Form in TIFF Format) The Mime types used with this association are: application/formstore.
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .PGN

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: WinBoard.PGN
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WinBoard\WinBoard.exe -ini %ProgramFiles%\WinBoard\WinBoard.ini -ncp -lgf

ProgramID: PGNFormat
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ChessBase\CBReader\CBReader.exe


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