File Extension Library


.PRVKR File Extension

  • Developer by: Symantec Corporation
  • Category: Encoded and encrypted Files

What is an .PRVKR file?

.PRVKR file extension is created by Symantec Corporation. .PRVKR has been classified as Encoded and encrypted Files.

.PRVKR is Pretty Good Privacy private keyring file

The PRVKR file extension is related to PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) encryption software for Microsoft Windows operating system originally created by Phil Zimmermann.

A *.prvkr file contains private encryption keys.


How to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .prvkr 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 .PRVKR file on different platforms

Open .PRVKR File on Windows

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

Open .PRVKR File on Mac

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

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

Open .PRVKR File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .PRVKR files

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