.PCA File Extension

Perfect Clarity Audio File

Developer MAGIX
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What is a PCA file?

Audio format used by MAGIX Sound Forge Pro audio editing program; originally created by Sonic Foundry, which was bought by Sony then acquired by MAGIX.

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Archicad Teamwork Draft Archive

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A PCA file may also be an archive of a Teamwork Draft (.PLC file) created with GRAPHISOFT Archicad architectural designing software. It stores all of the information of a Teamwork Project (.PLP file) hosted on BIMcloud that is instead stored on the user's local machine. PCA files are similar to PLC files but are saved for backup or transfer purposes (they may or may not also be compressed to reduce their file size.

More Information

GRAPHISOFT Archicad is building information modeling (BIM) software that architects often use to design the appearance of structures, such as homes, office buildings, and hotels. The app enables you to work remotely with a team of other Archicad users via its BIMcloud storage space.

Via BIMcloud, you can create a Teamwork Project that each team member can edit. You can also save a draft of the teamwork project as a PLC file on your local machine, allowing you to edit the draft, then send it to the teamwork project when ready. If you want to back up the draft or transfer it to another machine, save it as a PCA file.

How to open a PCA file

You can only open PCA files with GRAPHISOFT Archicad in Windows and macOS. To open a PCA file, select File → Open.

How to convert a PCA file

Graphisoft Archicad can convert PCA files to various file types, including the following formats:

  • .PLC - Archicad Teamwork Draft
  • .PLN - Archicad Solo Project
  • .PLA - Archicad Project Archive
  • .DWG - AutoCAD Drawing
  • .DXF - Drawing Exchange Format
  • .IFC - Industry Foundation Classes File
  • .C4D - Cinema 4D Model
  • .3DS - 3D Studio Scene
  • .SKP - SketchUp Document
  • .OBJ - Wavefront 3D Object File
  • .STL - Stereolithography File
  • .PDF - Portable Document Format
  • .JPG - JPEG Image

Programs that open PCA files


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