PCF file converter How to convert PCF file?

What is PCF file?


PCF files are Valve particle system file which is used to create special effects needed for game development. We can open .PCF files using a tool called 'Particle Editor'. PCF, which stands for "Particle Cloud File", is an XML-based data format that was introduced by Valve Corporation in 2007. PCF files are related to the .PNG image file type, but they are designed specifically for use with the Source engine's underlying graphics rendering system.

PCF Format details


Full Name Valve Particle System Format
Developer Valve
Category Game Files

Software, that convert PCF files


The easiest way to convert a PCF file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle PCF files. Open your PCF file with one of them and save in another file format.


PCF Converters

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