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Details of extension .prefab

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Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .prefab file?
  • Which program can create the .prefab file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .prefab format?
  • What can convert .prefab files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .prefab extension?
.prefab
Unity Prefab .prefab file icon

Unity Prefab

PREFAB file is a Unity Prefab. Unity is a development engine for the creation of 2D and 3D games and interactive content. Whirld is a standardized world definition format for Unity games, and a code library to create and load worlds in this format.
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Category: Development files
Application: Unity
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Related extensions:
Unity Web Player File
Unity v4 Whirld Package
Unity 3D Scene
Unity Package File
Unity Whirld Package
Unity Asset
Unity 3D Model Archive
Unity Custom Shader Include
Unity WebGL Extension

Other types of files may also use the .prefab file extension. If you have helpful information about .prefab extension, write to us!

Can't open a .prefab file?

If you want to open a .prefab file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .prefab association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.prefab

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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