File Extension Library

.PCM File Extension

  • Category: Audio Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .PCM file?

.PCM file extension has been classified as Audio Files. The format of .PCM file is Binary

.PCM is Pulse Code Modulation

Uncompressed (raw) digital audio file; a direct representation of the digital sample values (1s and 0s) of an audio recording; stores audio in a format also sometimes used in .WAV and .AIF files.

List of all softwares that can open the Pulse Code Modulation
Adobe Audition CC 2019
MAGIX SpectraLayers Pro
Adobe Audition CC 2019
MAGIX SpectraLayers Pro

How to Open .PCM file on different platforms

Open .PCM File on Windows

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

Open .PCM File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .PCM 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 .PCM File on Linux

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

Open .PCM File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .PCM 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 .PCM 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 .PCM files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .PCM files

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