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

There are 2 other file types using
the PRD file extension!

prd file icon.prd - Lode Runner game

prd file icon.prd - SoftMaker Presentations document

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Software that works with prd file extension

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PRD file extension - Microsoft Word for DOS printer driver file

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 prd file type:

Microsoft Word icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Word  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Word is word processor that started with Word for MS-DOS in 1983. Currently Word is 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.

Help how to open PRD files:

Unless there are suggested applications listed below the extension description, that are able to open the system files, there is usually no way to directly open or access system files as their functionality is only as part of the operating system.

Any attempts to edit system files is strongly discouraged, as it can cause the system to be corrupted and not work properly.

How to convert file with extension PRD:

Unless there are suggested applications listed below the extension description, that are able to convert the system files, there is usually no way to convert system files into any other file format.

Any attempts to rename system files is strongly discouraged, as it can cause the system to be corrupted and not work properly.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .prd 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 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).

  • Others prd file

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

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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