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.PRC File Extension

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File Type 1Product Representation Compact File

DeveloperAdobe Systems
Popularity
4.4 (8 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
Category3D Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

File created in the Product Representation Compact (PRC) format, which is used to represent 3D models and assemblies; contains product structure, geometry, and product manufacturing information (PMI); stores data in a highly compressed format.

More Information

PRC files are optimized for storing, loading, and displaying 3D data. They also support PDF-based documentation workflows since they can be embedded into .PDF files.

Program(s) that open .PRC files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Adobe Acrobat DC
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Adobe Acrobat DC
Updated 3/31/2010

File Type 2Mobipocket eBook File

DeveloperMobipocket
Popularity
3.7 (24 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryeBook Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Digital eBook saved in the Mobipocket "Mobi" format; may be saved as a protected or unprotected file; protected PRC files include DRM copyright protection that limits the devices on which the file can be opened.

More Information

PRC files can be viewed on a PC using Mobipocket Reader Desktop or transferred to a smartphone or PDA. Unprotected PRC files can also be viewed on the Amazon Kindle portable reading device.

Program(s) that open .PRC files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Amazon Kindle for PC
Mobipocket Reader Desktop
Geometer Plus FBReader
BookDesigner
Cool Reader
MBP reader
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Amazon Kindle for Mac
Geometer Plus FBReader
Linux LogoLinux
Geometer Plus FBReader
Cool Reader
MBP reader
Android LogoAndroid
Cool Reader
Updated 2/6/2012

File Type 3Palm Resource Code File

DeveloperPalm
Popularity
3.6 (5 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryExecutable Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Installer package for a Palm OS application; may also be used for Palm OS program or system updates; can be installed on a Palm Pilot from a Mac or Windows computer using the HotSync Manager within the Palm Desktop program.

More Information

NOTE: The ".prc" extension is sometimes used for Palm OS text documents as well.

Program(s) that open .PRC files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Palm Desktop
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Palm Desktop
Updated 3/31/2010

File Type 4Corel Presentation

DeveloperCorel
Popularity
3.0 (2 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryData Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Multimedia slide show created with Corel Presentations (part of Corel WordPerfect Office); much more commonly seen with the .SHW extension (for Presentations 3.0 and versions 7 through X5).

Program(s) that open .PRC files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Corel Presentations X7
Updated 8/13/2010