PRP filename suffix is mostly used for Compressed Gimp Image Properties Format files. Compressed Gimp Image Properties Format specification was created by GIMP Team. PRP files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with PRP extension are categorized as Compressed Files files. The Compressed Files subset comprises 189 various file formats. GIMP is by far the most used program for working with PRP files. GIMP software was developed by The GIMP Team, and on its official website you may find more information about PRP files or the GIMP software program.
The following listing features PRP-compatible programs. PRP files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Being unable to open files with PRP extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with PRP files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening PRP files is that no program that can handle PRP files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download GIMP and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download GIMP installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit The GIMP Team website and download from their official repositories.
You still cannot access PRP files although GIMP is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that GIMP cannot handle files with PRP may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using GIMP.
If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate PRP files with latest version of GIMP you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
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 PRP file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the PRP is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. PRP file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
Did you receive the PRP file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. It could happen the the download process of file with PRP extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
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 Compressed Gimp Image Properties Format file.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with PRP extension. In this case close the other applications.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Compressed Gimp Image Properties Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle PRP files.
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