File Extension Library


.PRFSESSION File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft Corporation
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .PRFSESSION file?

.PRFSESSION file extension is created by Microsoft Corporation. .PRFSESSION has been classified as Various data Files.

.PRFSESSION is Microsoft .NET memory profiler data

The prfsession file extension is associated with the Microsoft .NET a software framework for Microsoft Windows operating system that allows users to run .NET apps.

The prfsession file stores data for .NET memory profiler.


How to open:

The *.prfsession files are used for internal purposes of Microsoft .NET Framework.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .prfsession file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .PRFSESSION file on different platforms

Open .PRFSESSION File on Windows

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

Open .PRFSESSION File on Mac

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

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

Open .PRFSESSION File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .PRFSESSION files

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