What is a .PRT File And How To Open It – Valve (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .prt extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .prt file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .PRT file?

The .PRT file extension is Valve Source Portal File. This file extension was developed by Valve. This file belongs to the text format and it is a game related file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .prt file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .PRT file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Valve Hammer Editor software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Valve Hammer Editor and Microsoft Notepad.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PRT 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, 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 Valve Hammer Editor software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .PRT file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple TextEdit software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PRT 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 right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Apple TextEdit software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .PRT file?

If you are still unable to open the .PRT file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .PRT file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .prt – PTC, .prt – Corel, .prt – Siemens, .prt – Kubotek, .prt – PolySoft Solutions. 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 .PRT file with the Valve Hammer Editor, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows and Apple TextEdit program on Mac.