.SCR File Extension
File Type 1Windows Screensaver
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
What is an SCR file?
Screensaver file for Windows, typically stored in the main Windows directory; may be run automatically when the computer is inactive for several minutes (custom settings can be configured using the Screen Saver control panel).
Screen savers are executable files that run when opened. They can display vector graphic or text animations, play slide shows, animation, or videos, and may include sound effects.
File Type 2Script File
File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.
.SCR File Association 2
Generic executable script created or used by a number of possible programs; when opened, the script typically runs a series of commands in the order they are listed.
Since script files are saved in a text format, they can often be edited in a basic text editor.