What is a .PC2 File And How To Open It – Degas (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .pc2 extension and you don’t know what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .pc2 file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .PC2 file?

The file extension .PC2 stands for Degas Elite Medium Res Image File. The development of this file was done by Degas. The file is a raster related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .pc2 file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .PC2 file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .PC2 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .PC2 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .pc2 file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the XnViewMP software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PC2 file

2. The second step is locating 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the XnViewMP software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .PC2 file on Mac

To open the .pc2 file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the XnViewMP software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Lemkesoft GraphicConverter and XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PC2 file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the XnViewMP software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .PC2 file?

If you are still unable to open the .PC2 file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .PC2 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .pc3 – Autodesk, .pc3 – Degas, .pc6 – Engineered Software, .pc7 – Engineered Software, .pca – MAGIX. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .PC2 file with the XnViewMP program on Windows and XnViewMP, Lemkesoft GraphicConverter programs on Mac.