The File Extensions Database

.PHR File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .PHR file?

.PHR is RoboHelp Phrase List

Plain text file created by RoboHelp, a program used for making Windows help documents; saves a list of custom phrases that are specified by the help documentation author, each of which can be matched to topics when the help reader searches the documentation; saved as part of a help project (.XPJ file).

Programs that open RoboHelp Phrase List
Adobe RoboHelp

How to solve problems with PHR files

  • Associate the PHR file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any PHR file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.PHR files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the PHR file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .PHR is RoboHelp Phrase List. Because only the current version supports the latest PHR file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Adobe Systems manufacturer website after an available .PHR is RoboHelp Phrase List update.
  • To make sure that your PHR file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.