What is a .PGM File And How To Open It – Akai (Easy Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .pgm extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .pgm file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .PGM file?

The .PGM file extension stands for Akai MPC Program File. It was developed by Akai. The file is a settings related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .pgm file on 1 platform.

How to open a .PGM file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Midicase.com MPC Editor software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PGM 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: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Midicase.com MPC Editor software 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 .PGM file?

If you are still unable to open the .PGM file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .PGM file.pgm – Jef Poskanzer. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .PGM file with the Midicase.com MPC Editor program on Windows.