A prn file extension is related to the Lotus 1-2-3 and Microsoft Excel spreadsheet editors. A prn file stores formatted text.

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

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

empty icon.prn - Calcomp Raster graphics file

empty icon.prn - DataFlex graphic device driver

empty icon.prn - SmartWare report printed to disk

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

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 open prn file:

Lotus 1-2-3 icon

IBM logoLotus 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:

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

How to convert:

Use compatible tools to export prn files to other formats.

Find conversions from prn file:

prn to 123

prn to csv

prn to excel

prn to ods

prn to pdf

prn to word

prn to xls

Find converter to prn file type:

btw to prn

xlsx to prn

List of software applications associated to the .prn 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 prn file, edit prn file, convert prn file, view prn file, play prn file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 prn files.

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

Programs supporting the exension prn on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. 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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