What is a .PCE File And How To Open It (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .pce extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .pce file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .PCE file?

The .PCE file extension comes from TurboGrafx-16 ROM. This game related file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .pce file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .PCE file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .PCE file on various operating systems.

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .pce file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the pcejin software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Magic Engine and pcejin software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PCE 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 pcejin software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .PCE file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .pce file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the OpenEmu software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Magic Engine and OpenEmu software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PCE file

2. The second step is locating 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 OpenEmu software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .PCE file?

If you are still unable to open the .PCE file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .PCE file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .pcf – PaintCAD, .pcf – Valve, .pcf – Cisco Systems, .pcg – Korg, .pck – Microsoft. 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 .PCE file with the pcejin, Magic Engine programs on Windows and OpenEmu, Magic Engine programs on Mac.