The file extension PRX is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include Windows Media Player, FoxPro, Apache Lucene, Primavera P3, and Sony PlayStation. PRX files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the PRX file extension is related to Windows Media Player, the file is categorized as a settings file type which stores a variety of data that is used to publish digital videos. The contents of a PRX file can include language formats, video codecs, video quality parameters, audio, and bit rates which are stored in an XML (Extensible Markup Language) format. PRX files can be created using Windows Media Player in addition to a variety of other Windows multimedia applications.
PRX files created with FoxPro are defined as an executable file type which stores a database application compiled using FoxPro. The database application is in binary format and contains FoxPro programming language. FoxPro is a database management system created by Fox Software which was later acquired by Microsoft. FoxPro is now known as Microsoft Visual FoxPro.
PRX files which are part of Apache Lucene are classified as a data file type that contains data which describes search terms locations and position information. Apache Lucene is a text search engine library created by Apache Software which is written in the Java programming language. The library is used with a variety of software applications which require a cross platform text search.
If the file extension PRX is associated with Primavera P3, the file is categorized as a data file type that stores compressed project files created with the Primavera P3 software application. Primavera P3 is an application produced by Oracle Corporation which assists enterprises with project management tasks.
PRX files which are related to Sony PlayStation are a game file type which contains data that is used for firmware updates on the Sony PlayStation Portable gaming device. PRX file data is also capable of providing added capabilities to PlayStation Portable such as support for Flash when using a web browser, added screen function, and other types of additional features.
How to Open PRX Files
Since the file extension PRX can be opened using multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. PRX files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open the file.
If the PRX file is associated with Windows Media Player, it can be opened using the Windows Media Player software application which is typically installed by default in the Windows operating system. You can also obtain Windows Media Player as a download on the Microsoft website.
Windows Media Player PRX files can also be opened using Windows Live Movie Maker which is preinstalled with some versions of the Windows operating system. Movie Maker is also available as a free download on the Microsoft website.
PRX files created with FoxPro can be opened using Microsoft Visual FoxPro 9.0, which is a database creation and management system. Visual FoxPro 9.0 is available on the Microsoft FoxPro Developer Center website and is designed for use with the Windows operating system.
If the file extension PRX is part of Apache Lucene, the file can be opened using Apache Lucene 4.2.1 which is offered under the Apache License v2.0. Apache Lucene is available as a free download on the Apache.org website and is compatible with the Windows operating system with Java 6 or higher installed.
PRX files which work with Primavera P3 can be opened using the Primavera Enterprise Portfolio Management system. Primavera is offered in a paid version on the Oracle website and is designed for use with the Windows operating system. If you do not have access to Primavera, you can open this type of file as an executable by changing the file extension from PRX to EXE. You can do this by right clicking on the file and then choosing Rename from the drop-down menu.
If the file extension PRX is associated with Sony PlayStation Portable, the file can be opened using AceHack PRX Installer v0.1. AceHack PRX Installer is available as a free download on the QuickJump Gaming Network website and is compatible with the Windows operating system.
You can also opt to use WeeJeWel PRX Manager v1.5 to open Sony PlayStation Portable PRX files. PRX Manager v1.5 can be downloaded at no cost on the QuickJump Gaming Network website and is designed for use with the Windows operating system.