.PRC File Extension
File Type 1Product Representation Compact File
What is a PRC file?
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.
File Type 2Mobipocket eBook File
.PRC File Association 2
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.
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.
File Type 3Palm Resource Code File
.PRC File Association 3
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.
NOTE: The ".prc" extension is sometimes used for Palm OS text documents as well.
File Type 4Corel Presentation
.PRC File Association 4
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).