PPROJ file icon

PPROJ File Extension

Adobe Premiere Pro Project Format

What is PPROJ file?

PPROJ filename suffix is mostly used for Adobe Premiere Pro Project Format files. Files with PPROJ extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS, Windows platform. PPROJ file belongs to the Video Files category just like 529 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling PPROJ files is Adobe Premiere Pro, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of Adobe Systems Incorporated developer not only will you find detailed information about theAdobe Premiere Pro software, but also about PPROJ and other supported file formats.

Programs which support PPROJ file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with PPROJ files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. PPROJ files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support PPROJ file

Updated: 01/20/2021

How to open file with PPROJ extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening PPROJ files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with PPROJ extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with PPROJ files.

Step 1. Download and install Adobe Premiere Pro

Install software to open PPROJ file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening PPROJ files is that no program that can handle PPROJ files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Adobe Premiere Pro. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Adobe Premiere Pro installed is by going to developer’s website (Adobe Systems Incorporated) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Adobe Premiere Pro and update if needed

Update software that support file extension PPROJIf you already have Adobe Premiere Pro installed on your systems and PPROJ files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Adobe Premiere Pro installed, it may not support PPROJ format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Adobe Premiere Pro.

Step 3. Assign Adobe Premiere Pro to PPROJ files

After installing Adobe Premiere Pro (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open PPROJ files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with PPROJ file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the PPROJ file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Adobe Premiere Pro is installed, check the Always use this app to open PPROJ files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with PPROJ file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected PPROJ file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with PPROJ extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the PPROJ is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper PPROJ file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check PPROJ file for viruses
1. Verify that the PPROJ in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the PPROJ file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the PPROJ file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the PPROJ file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with PPROJ extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Adobe Premiere Pro Project Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Adobe Premiere Pro

If the systems has insufficient resources to open PPROJ files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Adobe Premiere Pro Project Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with PPROJ files affecting older versions of given software.

Do you want to help?

If you have additional information about the PPROJ file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on PPROJ file.

Top File Extensions
Show more
File Extension of the day
mds icon


Media Descriptor Format

MDS are informational files which contain data describing formatting of CD and DVD discs. Data stored in MDS files depict arrangement of all the da...