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 - DataFlex graphic device driver

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

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PRN file extension - Lotus 1-2-3 formatted text file

What is prn file? How to open prn files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The PRN file extension is associated with the Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet application popular in 80's and 90's developed by the International Business Machines (IBM). The .prn file contains Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet stored in simple text format. The .prn files are used to export Lotus 1-2-3 data to other applications, such as Microsoft Excel.

The default software associated to prn file type:

Lotus 1-2-3 icon

IBM logo Lotus 1-2-3  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

IBM Lotus 1-2-3 is spreadsheet application very popular in 80s and 90s of 20th century. It was released for Microsoft Windows, MS-DOS, Mac OS and OS/2. In 2002 IBM stopped the developing of the IBM Lotus 1-2-3. In the latest versions is Lotus 1-2-3 fully compatible with Microsoft Excel.

Help how to open PRN files:

Use Lotus 1-2-3, Microsoft Excel to open .prn Lotus formatted text files.

How to convert file with extension PRN:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert text files

Find conversions from prn file:

prn to accdb

prn to csv

prn to pdf

prn to xls

Find converter to prn file type:

xlsx to prn

List of 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).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the prn files.

  • Open prn file
  • Save prn file
  • Edit prn file
  • Create prn file
  • Import prn file
  • Export prn file
  • Print prn file
  • Others prn file

Software that open prn file - Lotus 1-2-3 formatted text file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open prn file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with prn file by default:
Lotus 1-2-3 small icon Lotus 1-2-3
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Excel small icon Microsoft Excel

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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