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.prx File Extension

Developer: Microsoft
File type: Windows Media Profile File
You're here because you have a file that has a file extension ending in .prx. Files with the file extension .prx can only be launched by certain applications. It's possible that .prx files are data files rather than documents or media, which means they're not meant to be viewed at all.

what is a .prx file?

The PRX file format is used for settings files created and implemented by Windows’ multiple multimedia programs. Some of the products that makes use of the PRX file are Windows Media Player, an application developed by Microsoft used for playing media files and storing of said files in a media library. It can be used to play audio and video files, and viewing of graphics and images. One of the main features of Windows Media player is its ability to rip audio files and copy them to compact disks and burn disks in an audio format. It also features synchronization with digital mp3 and other audio players or mobile devices. Other programs that make use of the PRX file format include Windows Live Movie Maker. PRX files are XML files used by multimedia programs developed by Microsoft Windows for publishing digital video files. Such files were created to store codecs, mainly for audio and video files. It can also contain language settings and targeted bit rates.

how to open a .prx file?

Launch a .prx file, or any other file on your PC, by double-clicking it. If your file associations are set up correctly, the application that's meant to open your .prx file will open it. It's possible you may need to download or purchase the correct application. It's also possible that you have the correct application on your PC, but .prx files aren't yet associated with it. In this case, when you try to open a .prx file, you can tell Windows which application is the correct one for that file. From then on, opening a  .prx file will open the correct application. Click here to fix .prx file association errors

applications that open a .prx file

Microsoft Windows Media Player

Microsoft Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player Playlist (WPL) is a computer file format that keeps multimedia playlists for video and audio collections. It is an owned file format utilized in Microsoft Windows Media Player versions 9 to 12. The fundamentals of WPL files are represented in XML format. These .WPL files can be accessed and utilized by the Nullsoft Winamp Media Player 5.6 application version as well as the Roxio Creator 2012 program. WPL files are also known as Windows Media Player playlist files, which are indicated by the Microsoft Windows Media Player or the other media players with support for WPL files as reference data when users open these playlist files and begin to access the content stored in it. The top-level aspect specifies that the file's elements go after the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) structure. The information contained in these WPL files are directory locations to the video files and audio content chose by the creator of the .WPL file, this enables the media player application to quickly and easily find and play the video and audio content from their directory locations.
Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker

Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker is formerly known as Windows Live Movie Maker, and with a code name Sundance for Windows 7, is video editing software that is an element of Microsoft's Windows Essentials software suite. It is capable in creating and editing videos and then publishes them to SkyDrive, Facebook, YouTube, and Flickr, with no cost at all. The file with .prx extension is utilized for setting files that are created and used by Windows multimedia programs. The Windows Media Player, an application created by Microsoft for playing and storing media files in the media library, makes use of the PRX file, as well as with Windows Media Encoder and Windows Live Movie Maker. It can also be utilized to play audio and video files, and viewing of graphics and images. It has the ability to rip audio files, and then store these files to compact disks, and burn disks in audio format, which is the highlighted feature of this application; and it can be synchronize with digital mp3, other audio players or mobile devices. PRX files are XML files utilized by multimedia programs created by Microsoft Windows for publishing digital video files. Such files were created to keep codecs, primarily for audio and video files and contain language settings and targeted bit rates.
Oracle Primavera

Oracle Primavera

The Oracle Primavera refers to a set of applications deemed as Enterprise Project Portfolio Management solutions for industries that deal with project creation and management. This application comes with features that are aimed to meet the industries’ mission critical PPM requirements whether they are engineering industries, construction industries, public administration, manufacturing and financial services, etc. Oracle Primavera was developed by Oracle Corporation and it contributes a lot to enterprise agility, portfolio predictability, team productivity as well as all areas that deal with project management efficiency. With this, users can reduce the cost and minimize the risks when delivering results to primary stakeholders. The Oracle Primavera includes products and editions such as the Primavera P6 Enterprise which is mainly used as a user-friendly, robust and powerful solution towards planning and managing programs, projects as well as portfolios. This software also comes with the Oracle Primavera P3 edition used for planning and scheduling projects and resources, organizing project dates, as well as for the comparison of actual performance from original plans.

a word of warning

Be careful not to rename the extension on .prx files, or any other files. This will not change the file type. Only special conversion software can change a file from one file type to another.

what is a file extension?

A file extension is the set of three or four characters at the end of a filename; in this case, .prx. File extensions tell you what type of file it is, and tell Windows what programs can open it. Windows often associates a default program to each file extension, so that when you double-click the file, the program launches automatically. When that program is no longer on your PC, you can sometimes get an error when you try to open the associated file.

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