PRG File - opening and understanding
Did your computer fail to open a PRG file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .PRG files.
What is a PRG file?
The .prg file extension is associated with a variety of program files. These files often contain executable functions or scripts that are run within the various software applications. Some PRG files also contain text files with source code. These files can be compiled to create an executable program.
Some popular applications that use the PRG file extension for program files are Microsoft FoxPro, WAVmaker, RPG Toolkit and RAPID.
The .prg file extension is also used for OzWin purged messages files and ZX Spectrum SpecEM snapshot files.
How to open PRG files
You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension PRG for different purposes.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different PRG openers which you will find listed below.
Suggest another file format using extension PRG
While we know of one file format using the .PRG file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PRG file.
Various viewers for this file format
These apps are known to open certain types of PRG files. Remember, different programs may use PRG files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.