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Details of the .ps file extension

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

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

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

.ps file extension details

PostScript

.ps
PostScript .ps file icon
Description:
PS file is a PostScript. PostScript is a page description language and programming language used primarily in the electronic and desktop publishing areas.
Category: Graphic files
Application: XnView
Mime-type: application/postscript
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
PS aliases:
ps1, ps2, ps3
PS related links:
-
PS related extensions:
CorelDraw Drawing

Micrografx Designer Drawing

Encapsulated PostScript Image

Printer Command Language Document

Portable Document Format

Printer Text File

Adobe ImageStyler File

Macromedia Freehand Drawing

Micrografx Designer 4 Graphic

Advanced Function Presentation Document

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

.ps file converters

.ps converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .ps files to other formats:

XnView, Gimp

For example, using the softwares above, a .ps file can be converted into one of the following formats:

als, bmp, bw, cel, dcm, eps, fits, flc, gbr, gif, gih, ico, jpg, pat, pbm
.ps file extension error

The .ps file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

pz, sp, pe, pc, os, pw, ls, px, p5, pq

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Panda3D Pzip Compressed File
SignPlot Document
STK Sensor Pointing File
Simplexety Parameter File
STK Planetary Ephemeris File
ObjectScript Source Code
Personal Composer Document
Pathetic Writer Document
Guitar Rig Loop Machine Data
Lightscape Solution File
open .ps file

Can't open a .ps 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:

example.ps

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 .ps file association, check the FAQ.

.ps 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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