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Details of the .ppd file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .ppd file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .ppd file?
  • What program do I need to open a .ppd file?
  • How can the .ppd file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .ppd?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .ppd extension?
  • How can I convert .ppd files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .ppd?

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2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.ppd file extension details

PostScript Printer Description

PostScript Printer Description .ppd file icon
PPD file is a PostScript Printer Description. PPD files are created by vendors to describe the entire set of features and capabilities available for their PostScript printers.
Category: Other files
Application: Microsoft Windows
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
PPD aliases:
PPD related links:
PPD related extensions:
Microsoft Audio Compression Manager Codec

Control Panel Item

Windows Dynamic Linked Llibrary

Windows Device Driver

Visual C++ Import Library

ActiveX Custom Control

Sybase PowerBuilder Runtime Library

DirectShow Filter Plugin

Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Information File

Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Device Interface

.ppd file extension details

ProfiCAD Symbol Data

ProfiCAD Symbol Data .ppd file icon
PPD file is a ProfiCAD Symbol Data. ProfiCAD is a professional software application that helps you create electrical designs and schematic diagrams.
Category: Data files
Application: ProfiCAD
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
PPD aliases:
PPD related links:
PPD related extensions:
ProfiCAD Schematics Diagram

ProfiCAD Title Block Data

ProfiCAD Integrated Circuit Document

Other types of files may also use the .ppd file extension.

.ppd file extension error

The .ppd file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

pd, pod, pp, ppx, pps, pdp, pld, ppf, ppc, ppe, lpd, opd, ppr, ppv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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open .ppd file

Can't open a .ppd file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .ppd file association, check the FAQ.

.ppd file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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