.SCR File Extension

File Type:
Script File

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

What is a SCR file?

Scr file extension has Script file type, which is associated with the "executable files" category.

Script file may perform a number of commands upon opening in the exact order they are provided. The file usually comes in a text format; it may be edited via a basic text editor.

Script files are not the only ones that employ the .SCR file extension, which may be also used by .EXE files as well.

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

scr file icon
File Type:
Script File
Executable Files

How to open SCR file?

Double click the scr 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 .scr 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 scr 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".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the scr 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 SCR files

  • Windows Windows
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Run within the program that created the script Run within the program that created the script
    • Edit with a text editor Edit with a text editor

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 scr file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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