File Extension Library

.P3 File Extension

  • Developer by: Oracle
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .P3 file?

.P3 file extension is created by Oracle. .P3 has been classified as Data Files. The format of .P3 file is Binary.

.P3 is Primavera P3 Project File

Project scheduling file created by Primavera P3, a project planning software often used for construction projects; saves the tasks, timeline, and resources for completing a project; allows the project manager to plan and track progress.

Primavera P3 was developed by Primavera Systems, who was acquired by Oracle in 2006. Primavera P6, Oracle's continuation of the Primavera software, uses the .XER extension for projects. P3 projects can still be opened in Primavera P6 by choosing File → Import from the application menu.

NOTE: Oracle discontinued support for Primavera P3 on December 31, 2010.

List of all softwares that can open the Primavera P3 Project File
Oracle Primavera

How to Open .P3 file on different platforms

Open .P3 File on Windows

  • Right-click a .P3
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .P3 file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .P3 files" Press "Ok"

Open .P3 File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .P3 file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .P3 File on Linux

Right click on the .P3 file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .P3 File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .P3 file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .P3 File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .P3 files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .P3 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .P3 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .P3 file format
  2. You need to check the .P3 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)