Opening PRG files

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

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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