What is a .PRT File And How To Open It – PTC (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .prt 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 .prt file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .PRT file?

The .PRT file extension is Creo Parametric Part File. The creator of this file extension is PTC. This CAD software file is in binary format.

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)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .prt file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the PTC Creo, Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans and Autodesk Fusion 360 software. This software will be used for opening the file.

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 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 PTC Creo software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .PRT file on Linux

To open the .prt file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the PTC Creo software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: PTC Creo.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “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 PTC Creo software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .PRT file?

If you cannot open the .PRT file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .PRT file.prt – Corel, .prt – Siemens, .prt – Kubotek, .prt – PolySoft Solutions, .prt – Valve. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .PRT file with the PTC Creo, Okino Computer Graphics PolyTrans, Autodesk Fusion 360 programs on Windows and PTC Creo software on Linux.