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.XER File Extension

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File TypePrimavera P6 Project File

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CategoryData Files


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


Project planning file created by Primavera P6, a project planning application; saves the tasks, timeline, materials, and other resources required for the project; enables a project manager to plan and track progress.

More Information

Primavera P6 was developed by Oracle after they acquired Primavera Systems, the creators of Primavera P3 (a predecessor to P6). P3 projects use the .P3 extension and can be imported using P6 by selecting File → Import from the application menu.

Programs that open XER files
Oracle Primavera
Primavera Reader
Updated 5/17/2016

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