File Extension Library

.PRG File Extension

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

What are .PRG files and how to open them?

Can't open .PRG 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 .PRG file.

What is a .PRG file extension?

.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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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

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.)