File Extension Library

.PC3 File Extension

  • Developer by: Autodesk
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .PC3 file?

.PC3 file extension is created by Autodesk. .PC3 has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .PC3 file is Binary.

.PC3 is AutoCAD Plotter Configuration File

File created by AutoCAD, a CAD program used to create 2D and 3D designs; contains plotter properties, such as color depth, media type, and print quality; used to configure specific plotter settings and save them for later use.

PC3 files commonly have corresponding .PMP files, which provide additional plotter calibration information. To create a PC3 file in AutoCAD, select File → Plotter Manager → Add-a-Plotter Wizard.

NOTE: PC3 files apply to the AutoCAD 2000 and later.

List of all softwares that can open the AutoCAD Plotter Configuration File
Autodesk AutoCAD 2018
File Type 2:

Degas Elite High Res Image File

Developer by: Degas Category: Raster Image Files

Image format used by Degas Elite, an image editor for the Atari ST platform; supports 2 colors and an image resolution of 640x400 pixels; can be opened directly on Atari systems using Degas Elite software.

Degas Elite 3 files also use the .PI3 file extension.

List of all softwares that can open the Degas Elite High Res Image File
Lemkesoft GraphicConverter

How to Open .PC3 file on different platforms

Open .PC3 File on Windows

  • Right-click a .PC3
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .PC3 file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .PC3 files" Press "Ok"

Open .PC3 File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .PC3 file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .PC3 File on Linux

Right click on the .PC3 file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .PC3 File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .PC3 file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .PC3 File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .PC3 files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .PC3 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .PC3 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .PC3 file format
  2. You need to check the .PC3 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)