What is a .PRG File And How To Open It – dBASE Intelligence (Easy Steps)


While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .prg extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .prg file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .PRG file?

The file extension .PRG is xBase Program File. The development of this file was done by dBASE Intelligence. The format of this development related file is text.

What to know

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

How to open a .PRG file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .PRG file on various operating systems.

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

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PRG 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: 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the dBase software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .PRG file?

If you are still unable to open the .PRG file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .PRG file.prg – Program File, .prg – Hexagon Metrology, .prg – Akai Professional, .prg – ABB, .prg – Microsoft, .prg – Digital Research, .prg – Polyhedric Software, .prg – RPG Toolkit. 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 .PRG file with the dBase program on Windows.