A prd file extension is related to the Microsoft Word for MS-DOS operating system. A prd file stores printer driver.

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

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PRD file extension - Microsoft Word for DOS printer driver

What is prd file? How to open prd files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

prd file icon: prd filetype icon

The prd file extension is associated with Microsoft Word, worldwide most popular and powerful tool for writing documents.

The prd files were used in some earlier version of Microsoft Word for DOS for printer driver files.

This prd file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open prd file:

Microsoft Word icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Word  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A popular word processor that started with Word for MS-DOS in 1983 and for year is now a core application of Microsoft Office suite. Microsoft Word offers powerful word processing and text editor features that allow users to easy create high quality documents.

Almost every, if not every, computer user knows .doc and .docx Word documents.

Help how to open:

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:

As far as we know, this .prd 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 .prd file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open prd file, edit prd file, convert prd file, view prd file, play prd file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with prd file - Microsoft Word for DOS printer driver

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Word. Microsoft Word uses prd 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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