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SCR file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .scr file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .scr file?
  • What program do I need to open a .scr file?
  • How can the .scr file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .scr files to another format?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .scr?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .scr extension?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.scr file extension details

Microsoft Windows Screensaver

Microsoft Windows Screensaver .scr file icon
SCR file is a Microsoft Windows Screensaver.
Category: Application files
Application: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
SCR aliases:
SCR related links:
SCR related extensions:
MS-DOS Batch File

Command File

Windows Command File

Executable File

.scr file extension details

Screen Capture Image

Screen Capture Image .scr file icon
SCR file is a Word 5.x Screen Capture Image.
Category: Graphic files
Application: -
Mime-type: image/x-scr
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
SCR aliases:
SCR related links:
SCR related extensions:
Art Image

AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image

Windows Bitmap Image

CALS Compressed Bitmap

CorelDraw Drawing

Computer Graphics Metafile

Corel Photo-Paint Image

Windows Custom Cursor

Dr. Halo Bitmap Image

Desktop Color Separation Image

Other types of files may also use the .scr file extension.

.scr file converters

.scr converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .scr files to other formats:


For example, using the softwares above, a .scr file can be converted into one of the following formats:

$s, 2bp, 2d, 3fr, 411, 4bt, 73i, 82i, 83i, 85i, 86i, 89i, 92i, a64, abs
.scr file extension error

The .scr file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

sc, cr, wcr, sce, zcr, ccr, svr, src, sdr, scf, scd, ecr, xcr, sxr, ssr

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Esterel Unsorted Circuit Code
CRiSP Macro File
Sun Raster Image
Ergane Configuration
Scilab Script
ASTM Continuity of Care Record
Mail.dat Special Fees File
Scitex Continuous Tone
Intuit TurboTax Tax Line Items
open .scr file

Can't open a .scr file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .scr file association, check the FAQ.

.scr file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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