PHR File Extension

PHR file icon
RoboHelp Phrase List
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems
  • Popularity
    3.3 (3 votes)

What is PHR file?

PHR is a file extension commonly associated with RoboHelp Phrase List files. Adobe Systems defined the RoboHelp Phrase List format standard. Files with PHR extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. PHR file belongs to the Data Files category just like 1258 other filename extensions listed in our database. The software recommended for managing PHR files is Adobe RoboHelp. Software named Adobe RoboHelp was created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. In order to find more detailed information on the software and PHR files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support PHR file extension

The following listing features PHR-compatible programs. PHR files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support PHR file

How to open file with PHR extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening PHR files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to RoboHelp Phrase List files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install Adobe RoboHelp

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening PHR files is that no program that can handle PHR files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Adobe RoboHelp and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Adobe RoboHelp installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Adobe Systems Incorporated website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Adobe RoboHelp to the latest version

If you already have Adobe RoboHelp installed on your systems and PHR files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why PHR files are not compatible with Adobe RoboHelp. The most recent version of Adobe RoboHelp is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open PHR files to Adobe RoboHelp

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate PHR files with latest version of Adobe RoboHelp you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the PHR file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Adobe RoboHelp installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open PHR files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected PHR file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with PHR extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the PHR is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper PHR file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Verify that the PHR in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the PHR is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the PHR file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with PHR extension is complete and error-free

If the PHR file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with PHR extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the RoboHelp Phrase List file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Adobe RoboHelp

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support PHR files. Close all running programs and try opening the PHR file.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with RoboHelp Phrase List files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle PHR files.

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