What is a .IPR File And How To Open It – Flexera Software

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Have you downloaded a file with .ipr extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .ipr file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .IPR file?

The .IPR file extension stands for InstallShield Professional Project File. It was developed by Flexera Software. The format of this file is binary, and it is a development related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .IPR file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .IPR file on your operating system/device.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Flexera InstallShield software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .IPR file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 right click on your file and choose “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 Flexera InstallShield software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

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. The .IPR file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ipr – JetBrains, .ipr – iProcrastinate. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .IPR file with the Flexera InstallShield program on Windows.