File Extension Library

.P3 File Extension

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

What are .P3 files and how to open them?

Can't open .P3 file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .P3 file.

What is a .P3 file extension?

.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 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.)