File Extension PVR

.PVR File

File extension: PVR
File type: VR Texture


Notes about the PVR 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 PVR file type is primarily associated with 'Dreamcast' by Sega.

Detailed information for file extension PVR:


Primary association: Dreamcast
Company: Sega
Identifying characters Hex: 54 45 58 4E , ASCII: TEXN

Other applications associated with file type PVR:

  • POWERVR (Texture File) by Imagination Technologies Ltd.POWERVR is a division of Imagination Technologies (formerly VideoLogic) that develops hardware and software intellectual property for 2D and 3D rendering, and for video encoding, decoding, and associated image processing. The POWERVR technology is now found inside many mobile devices such as palmtops and cellphones. The main advantage of using this file format over others is its support for proprietary PowerVR hardware compression. You can check to see if your OpenGL ES implementation supports these methods by checking for the extension GL_IMG_texture_compression_pvrtc. This association is classified as Graphic. Related links: Wikipedia POWERVR Page
  • PVR-CONV(Convert PVR files to MPG) (Italian Site)
  • Sonic Adventure DX ((Possibly) Level File) by Sega of America, Inc. This association is classified as Game. Related links: Cheats and Codes
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com 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 .PVR

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: Resumes95FileType
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ProVenture\Resumes\Program\resumes.exe %1

ProgramID: PixtraViewer
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Pixtra\PANOST~1\PIXTRA~1.EXE

ProgramID: MyViewPad.pvr
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\My ViewPad\MyViewPad.exe


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