What is a .IPR File And How To Open It – JetBrains (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .ipr extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .ipr file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .IPR file?

The file extension .IPR is IntelliJ IDEA Project File. The developer of this file extension is JetBrains. The file has the xml format, and it is a development related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ipr file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .IPR file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .IPR file on various operating systems.

How to open a .IPR file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .ipr file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .IPR file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .IPR file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .ipr file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .IPR file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .IPR file on Linux

The .ipr file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .IPR file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .IPR file?

If you cannot open the .IPR file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .IPR file.ipr – Flexera Software, .ipr – iProcrastinate. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .IPR file with the Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA program on Windows, Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA program on Mac and Jetbrains IntelliJ IDEA software on Linux.