What is a .STR File And How To Open It – Sony (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .str extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .str file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .STR file?

The file extension .STR stands for PlayStation Video Stream. This file extension was developed by Sony. The file is a video related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .STR file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the jPSXdec software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is jPSXdec.

Step 2

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

How to open a .STR file on Mac

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .STR 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: 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the jPSXdec software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .STR file on Linux

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

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

Step 2

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

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

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

Still cannot open the .STR file?

If you cannot open the .STR file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .STR file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .str – dataBased Intelligence, .str – Laminar Research, .str – Electronic Arts, .str – Kingsoft. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .STR file with the jPSXdec program on Windows, jPSXdec program on Mac and jPSXdec software on Linux.