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

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 ods

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 File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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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