File Extension Library

.PRC File Extension

  • Developer by: Adobe Systems
  • Category: 3D Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .PRC file?

.PRC file extension is created by Adobe Systems. .PRC has been classified as 3D Image Files. The format of .PRC file is Binary.

.PRC is Product Representation Compact File

File created in the Product Representation Compact (PRC) format, which is used to represent 3D models and assemblies; contains product structure, geometry, and product manufacturing information (PMI); stores data in a highly compressed format.

PRC files are optimized for storing, loading, and displaying 3D data. They also support PDF-based documentation workflows since they can be embedded into .PDF files.

List of all softwares that can open the Product Representation Compact File
Adobe Acrobat DC
Adobe Acrobat DC
File Type 2 Mobipocket eBook File
Developer by: Mobipocket Category: eBook Files Format: Binary

Digital eBook saved in the Mobipocket "Mobi" format; may be saved as a protected or unprotected file; protected PRC files include DRM copyright protection that limits the devices on which the file can be opened.

PRC files can be viewed on a PC using Mobipocket Reader Desktop or transferred to a smartphone or PDA. Unprotected PRC files can also be viewed on the Amazon Kindle portable reading device.

List of all softwares that can open the Mobipocket eBook File
Amazon Kindle for PC
Geometer Plus FBReader
Cool Reader
MBP reader
Amazon Kindle for Mac
Geometer Plus FBReader
Geometer Plus FBReader
Cool Reader
MBP reader
Cool Reader
File Type 3 Palm Resource Code File
Developer by: Palm Category: Executable Files

Installer package for a Palm OS application; may also be used for Palm OS program or system updates; can be installed on a Palm Pilot from a Mac or Windows computer using the HotSync Manager within the Palm Desktop program.

NOTE: The ".prc" extension is sometimes used for Palm OS text documents as well.

List of all softwares that can open the Palm Resource Code File
Palm Desktop
Palm Desktop
File Type 4 Corel Presentation
Developer by: Corel Category: Data Files Format: Binary

Multimedia slide show created with Corel Presentations (part of Corel WordPerfect Office); much more commonly seen with the .SHW extension (for Presentations 3.0 and versions 7 through X5).

List of all softwares that can open the Corel Presentation
Corel Presentations X9

How to Open .PRC file on different platforms

Open .PRC File on Windows

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

Open .PRC File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .PRC 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 .PRC File on Linux

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

Open .PRC File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .PRC 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 .PRC 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 .PRC files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .PRC files

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