There are 4 other file types using
the PRN file extension!

prn file icon.prn - HP PCL printer output [common]

prn file icon.prn - Calcomp Raster graphics file

prn file icon.prn - Lotus 1-2-3 formatted text file

prn file icon.prn - SmartWare report printed to disk file

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PRN file extension - DataFlex graphic device driver

What is prn file? How to open prn files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The PRN file extension is associated with DataFlex. In 2.x versions of DataFlex, .prn files contain graphic device driver data. Some .prn files can also be debugging output from the compiler.

The default software associated to prn file type:

The Database Managers, Inc. logo DataFlex  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  The Database Managers, Inc.

DataFlex is a relational, 4GL Object Oriented database programming language used to run database programs without being recompiled, across Windows and Unix platforms.

Help how to open PRN files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension PRN:

As far as we know, this .prn file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .prn file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open prn file, edit prn file, convert prn file, view prn file, play prn file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others prn file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with prn file - DataFlex graphic device driver

Click on the software link for more information about DataFlex. DataFlex uses prn file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).


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