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.PRX File Extension

File Type 1Windows Media Profile File

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.9 (13 Votes)
CategorySettings Files
FormatXML

XML

This file is saved in an XML format. You can view the XML structure and contents of the file in a text editor.

What is a PRX file?

XML file used by Microsoft Windows multimedia programs for publishing digital video files; stores the audio and video codecs to use, as well as the target bit rates and language; used for publishing videos with the same formatting and quality.

More Information

PRX files are referenced by several Microsoft Windows programs, including Windows Media Player, Windows Media Encoder, and Windows Live Movie Maker. They may be edited using the Windows Media Profile Editor, which is included with the Windows Media Encoder installation.

Media profiles are supported by Windows Media Player 9 and later.

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Programs that open PRX files
Windows
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker
Updated 8/6/2015

File Type 2PSP Plugin File

DeveloperSony
Popularity
3.4 (14 Votes)
CategoryGame Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

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

.PRX File Association 2

Data file used for updating the firmware of the PlayStation Portable (PSP); can upgrade custom firmware and may be included with firmware dumps; often used to add extra features such enabling screen captures and adding Flash support to the Web browser.

Programs that open PRX files
Windows
AceHack PRX Installer
WeeJeWel's PRX Manager
Updated 8/4/2007

File Type 3Primavera P3 Compressed Project File

DeveloperOracle
Popularity
3.2 (9 Votes)
CategoryData Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

.PRX File Association 3

Project planning file archive created by Primavera P3, a project planning software often used for construction projects; saves a collection of .P3 files but in a compressed format; used for archival purposes or for sharing project plans with other Primavera users.

More Information

You can restore a PRX file to the original P3 files by renaming the ".prx" extension to ".exe" (which changes the file to a self-extracting .EXE file) and then opening the EXE file to extract the P3 files.

NOTE: Primavera P3 was originally developed by Primavera Systems, who was acquired by Oracle. The P3 software, originally released in 1994, was discontinued December 31, 2010.

Programs that open PRX files
Updated 7/7/2011

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