.PHO File Extension

File Type:
Gerber Photoplot File

Having trouble opening .pho extension? Don't panic! This page explains what pho files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open pho files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a PHO file?

Pho file extension has Gerber Photoplot file type, developed by Ucamco, which is associated with the "cad files" category.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

pho file icon
File Type:
Gerber Photoplot File
CAD Files

How to open PHO file?

Double click the pho file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .pho extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the pho extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the pho file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open PHO files

  • Windows Windows
    • PentaLogix ViewMate PentaLogix ViewMate
    • GraphiCode GC-Prevue GraphiCode GC-Prevue
    • Altium Designer Altium Designer
    • Artwork Conversion GBR2DXF Artwork Conversion GBR2DXF

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the pho file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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