What is a .PAC File And How To Open It – Screen Subtitling Systems (Easy Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .pac extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .pac file extension and how to open it.

What is a .PAC file?

The .PAC file extension is from PAC Subtitles File. This file extension was developed by Screen Subtitling Systems. The file is a video related file.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .pac file on 1 platform.

How to open a .PAC file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .PAC file on various operating systems.

How to open a .PAC file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .pac file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Subtitle Edit software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is BroadStream Solutions Wincaps Q4, BroadStream Solutions Poliscript Create, EZTitles and Subtitle Edit.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PAC file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Subtitle Edit software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .PAC file?

If you are still unable to open the .PAC file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .PAC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .pac – Netscape, .pac – SonicSpot, .pac – STAD. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .PAC file with the Subtitle Edit, BroadStream Solutions Wincaps Q4, BroadStream Solutions Poliscript Create, EZTitles programs on Windows.