File Extension Library


.PRG File Extension

  • Developer by: Hexagon Metrology
  • Category: CAD Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .PRG file?

.PRG file extension is created by Hexagon Metrology. .PRG has been classified as CAD Files. The format of .PRG file is Binary.

.PRG is PC-DMIS Part Program File

CAD file created by PC-DMIS, a metrology software used for programming coordinate-measuring machines (CMMs); saves a "part program," which contains instructions for moving the machine around a physical part in order to take its measurements.

PC-DIMS part programs allow designers the ability to store a program offline and run them in the 3D software environment before running them with an actual coordinate-measuring machine.

List of all softwares that can open the PC-DMIS Part Program File
Windows
Hexagon Metrology PC-DMIS
File Type 2:

Program File

Category: Executable Files

Program file used by various applications; may be an executable function or script that can be run within another program; may also be a text file that contains source code, which can be compiled into an executable program.

File Type 3:

xBase Program File

Developer by: dBASE Intelligence Category: Developer Files Format: Text

Program file used by older DOS versions of dBASE and xBase variants; saved as a script which can be run with the dBASE or xBase interpreter; can be run without compilation, which provides developers with faster turn-arounds when testing.

List of all softwares that can open the xBase Program File
Windows
dBase
Harbor MiniGUI
File Type 4:

Akai MPC2000 Program File

Developer by: Akai Professional Category: Audio Files Format: Binary

Program file used by the Akai MPC series samplers such as the MPC2000; contains one or more audio samples, including the sample name and MIDI information used for mapping the samples to particular keys.

List of all softwares that can open the Akai MPC2000 Program File
Windows
Midicase.com MPC Editor
File Type 5:

GEM Application

Developer by: Digital Research Category: Executable Files Format: Binary

Application file used by GEM Desktop (Graphic Environment Manager), an old operating system released in 1988; also used by Atari ST systems, which used GEM Desktop; stores a program similar to how an .EXE file stores a program in Windows.

List of all softwares that can open the GEM Application
Windows
Gemulator
File Type 6:

RAPID Program File

Developer by: ABB Category: Developer Files Format: Text

Program written in the RAPID robotics programming language; contains instructions for automated robots to follow; may be created in ABB RobotStudio, a simulation and offline robot programming application; also be referred to as an S4 program.

List of all softwares that can open the RAPID Program File
Windows
ABB RobotStudio
File Type 7:

WAVmaker Patch File

Developer by: Polyhedric Software Category: Audio Files Format: Binary

File used by WAVmaker, a program used for rendering MIDI data to .WAV audio files; also used by Mellosoftron, a virtual sampler program; saves a "patch," which stores fine-tuned instrument playback settings for producing output audio.

List of all softwares that can open the WAVmaker Patch File
Windows
Polyhedric Software WAVmaker
Polyhedric Software Mellosoftron
FMJ-Software Awave Studio
File Type 8:

RPG Toolkit Program File

Developer by: RPG Toolkit Category: Developer Files Format: Text

Source code file created using RPG Toolkit, a development environment for creating Windows role-playing games; contains code written using the RPG Toolkit syntax; used for scripting events when actions are taken in the game.

List of all softwares that can open the RPG Toolkit Program File
Windows
RPG Toolkit
File Type 9:

Visual FoxPro Program File

Developer by: Microsoft Category: Developer Files Format: Text

Text program file used by Visual FoxPro, a development tool used for creating Windows database applications; contains one or more commands often instructing FoxPro to load a form or window designed within the software; often contains a "DO" command.

PRG files allow programs to be run within the Visual FoxPro environment. However, they are not Windows executable files. Therefore, you must first compile the program into a Windows executable in order to run it outside of Visual FoxPro.

NOTE: FoxPro, the predecessor to Visual FoxPro, is an xBase variant, so FoxPro PRG files may be similar to those found in other xBase programming environments, such as Clipper, dBFast, and older versions of dBASE.

List of all softwares that can open the Visual FoxPro Program File
Windows
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft Visual FoxPro
File Type 10:

Commodore Program File

Category: Game Files Format: Binary

Executable program created for the older Commodore platform; could store one of many types of programs but now mainly used for preserving old games and playing them with Commodore emulation software such as CCS64.

List of all softwares that can open the Commodore Program File
Windows
CCS64
DirMaster

How to Open .PRG file on different platforms

Open .PRG File on Windows

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

Open .PRG File on Mac

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

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

Open .PRG File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .PRG files

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