The File Extensions Database

.STR File Extension

  • Developer by: Sony
  • Category: Video Files

What is an .STR file?

.STR is PlayStation Video Stream

Movie file format used by PlayStation video games; commonly used for storing Full Motion Video (FMV) clips; can be ripped from a PlayStation disc and played on a computer using a supporting video player.

Programs that open PlayStation Video Stream
File Type 2 dBASE Structure List Object File
Developer by: dataBased Intelligence Category: Data Files

Text file that defines the structure of a dBASE database; contains a list of all objects that can be included in the database file; includes the number, names, and widths of each field in the database.

STR files can be used by dBASE to create printed archive index tables or to document the structure of each table.

Programs that open dBASE Structure List Object File
File Type 3 X-Plane Object String File
Developer by: Laminar Research Category: Data Files Format: Text

Object string file used by X-Plane, a professional flight simulator; contains data that defines the placement of objects in the simulator.

The STR file uses the standard X-Plane format, which consists of a header and commands that define different aspects of the objects and their placement on the line. The STR format uses object strings, which are objects placed along a bezier curve. The file is designed to place objects in the X-Plane simulator but is primarily used to build airport taxiway lights.

Programs that open X-Plane Object String File
File Type 4 Kingsoft Strings File
Developer by: Kingsoft Category: Data Files Format: Text

Strings file used by WPS Office (previously known as Kingsoft Office), an office suite which includes the Writer, Spreadsheets, and Presentation applications; contains information used to configure the app's interface, which includes the placement and appearance of shapes, panes, and borders; also defines the appearance of text that appears in the window titles, buttons, menu texts, and other interface elements.

NOTE: The STR file is located in the following directory:/Kingsoft/WPS Office/office[version]/mui/default/tips

Programs that open Kingsoft Strings File
Kingsoft WPS Office
File Type 5 Windows Screensaver File
Category: System Files

Screensaver used by Windows computers; contains animations, pictures, text, or moving patterns that fill the screen when the computer has been idle for a specific amount of time; can be selected within the Displays control panel.

Most screensavers have a .SCR extension.

File Type 6 BFME2 Strings File
Developer by: Electronic Arts Category: Game Files Format: Text

File used by Lord of the Rings (LOTR): Battle for Middle Earth II (BFME2), a real-time strategy game based off of the LOTR books and movies; saved in a plain text format and contains text strings that display tooltips, cutscene subtitles, and other textual data.

Programs that open BFME2 Strings File
Electronic Arts Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth 2

How to solve problems with STR files

  • Associate the STR file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any STR file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.STR files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the STR 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 .STR is PlayStation Video Stream. Because only the current version supports the latest STR file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Sony manufacturer website after an available .STR is PlayStation Video Stream update.
  • To make sure that your STR file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.