.PVR File Extension
- Developer by: Imagination Technologies
- Category: Raster Image Files
- Format: Binary
What is an .PVR file?
.PVR file extension is created by Imagination Technologies. .PVR has been classified as Raster Image Files. The format of .PVR file is Binary.
.PVR is POWERVR Texture File
Texture file used by mobile devices and the Sega Dreamcast; provides a container that hosts compressed texture data that is optimized for POWERVR graphics chips; designed for displaying performance graphics in devices with smaller hardware footprints, such as mobile devices.
PVR files may be compressed from other image formats, such as .PNG, using the Imagination Technologies PVRTC compression utility. Since PVR files are optimized for POWERVR chips, it is recommended that texture graphic files be converted to this format in POWERVR devices.
NOTE: The PVR file format is lossy.
Wintal PVR Video File
Video file created by Wintal International PVR devices; contains MPEG-2 video recorded in the PAL/NTSC format; can be copied to a Mac or Windows computer using a USB connection.
PVR files can be converted to .MPG files using Winal International PVRX2 Player.