Opening PRC files

Did your computer fail to open a PRC file? We explain what PRC files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your PRC files.

What is a PRC file?

Files that contain the .prc file extension store installer packages for applications that are run on the Palm operating system. Oftentimes the PRC files will contain Palm OS system updates, but other Palm applications can also use the PRC format.

The .prc file extension is also used by the Corel Presentations software program. These PRC files contain presentation slide shows (similar to those created in Microsoft's PowerPoint) that are created by the Presentations software application that is distributed by Corel.

On some occasions, a file containing the .prc file extension may also contain a digital eBook. These files allow users to read digital eBooks using the Mobipocket Reader application.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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