Updated: 03/01/2018 by Computer Hope

PTR may refer to any of the following:

1. PTR is short for Public Test Realm, a type of test server used by Blizzard Entertainment to test changes to their video games. A PTR server allows players to try out additions or changes to games and provide feedback to the game developers about bugs or other issues they encounter.

2. PTR is a type of DNS record, a pointer to a canonical name. A PTR is often used when implementing a reverse DNS lookup and is defined by RFC 1035.

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