What is a .POR File And How To Open It – SPSS (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .por extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .por file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .POR file?

The file extension .POR comes from SPSS Portable File. This file extension belongs to the developer SPSS. This file belongs to the text format and it is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .por file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .POR file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .POR file on your operating system/device.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the IBM SPSS software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: IBM SPSS.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .POR 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 IBM SPSS software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .POR file on Mac

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .POR 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 right click on your file and choose “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 IBM SPSS software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .POR file on Linux

The .por file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the IBM SPSS software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use IBM SPSS software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .POR 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the IBM SPSS software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .POR file?

If you cannot open the .POR file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .POR file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .pos – Trimble Navigation, .posb – Poseidon, .post – Light of Creativity, .postal – TomTom International, .pot – 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 .POR file with the IBM SPSS program on Windows, IBM SPSS program on Mac and IBM SPSS software on Linux.