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PGN File Extension

PGN file extension is created by Developer, also known as Portable Game Notation File. PGN has been classified as Game Files. The format of this file type has not been determined yet. You can open PGN files in ChessBase Fritz program.

Portable Game Notation File Type

Portable Game Notation File Type
Extension .pgn
Developer Not Available
Popularity 5.0 (39 Votes)
Mime Type application/x-chess-pgn
Default Program ChessBase Fritz
Category Game Files
Format Not Available
Updated 6/1/2024

What is a PGN File Type?

A PGN file is formatted with the help of tags in @-@head d&apos. In @-@head, the player's moves are described in the help of quotation, movetext, quotation, a syntax based on the Standard Algebraic notation.

You can use a variety of PGN chess and visualization programs to view PGN files.

Free online PGN Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .PGN (Portable Game Notation File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to PGN, merge, split and compare the PGN files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

PGN Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Portable Game Notation File .PGN File Extensions while opening the .PGN files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open PGN Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Portable Game Notation File on your system such as ChessBase Fritz.
  2. Associate default Chessbase Fritz ChessBase Fritz program for *.pgn (Portable Game Notation File) files.

    Associate PGN Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.PGN (e.g example.pgn) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Chessbase Fritz ChessBase Fritz program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .pgn files.

Related PGN File Extensions

PGN default file extension is .PGN and other similer related extensions are:

All Platform Software Programs for PGN File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the PGN files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open PGN File on Windows

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ChessBase Fritz image. ChessBase Fritz 000 for Windows Paid ChessBase Fritz

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PGN File on Mac OS

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Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PGN file on Linux

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Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PGN file on Web

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iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PGN file on iOS

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About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

PGN file extension icon image.About PGN - Portable Game Notation File

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Updated 6/1/2024

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