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PSD file extension

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

  • What is the .psd file?
  • What program do I need to open a .psd file?
  • How can the .psd file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .psd files to another format?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

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

✅ Adobe Photoshop Image

PSD file is an Adobe Photoshop Image. It is a layered image file format. The layers enable an illustration to be built with individual graphic elements that can be moved over and over to obtain a desired result.
Category: Graphic files
Application: Adobe Photoshop
Mime-type: image/vnd.adobe.photoshop
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
PSD aliases:
PSD related links:
PSD related extensions:
Art Image

AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image

Windows Bitmap Image

CALS Compressed Bitmap

CorelDraw Drawing

Computer Graphics Metafile

Corel Photo-Paint Image

Windows Custom Cursor

Dr. Halo Bitmap Image

Desktop Color Separation Image

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

🔄 .psd converters

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

XnView, Gimp, OpenOffice.org

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

ofx, stx, fit, tg4, fits, tex, skp, ef3, syn, ica, ecw, dxf, jps, pbm, tile

🚫 The .psd file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

lsd, osd, p5d, pcd, pd, pds, ped, ps, psc, pse, psf, psr, pss, psv, psw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Kodak PhotoCD Image
Microsoft Visual Test File
LISREL 8 System Data
Pocket Word Document
Adobe Photoshop Proof Settings
ArcSoft PhotoStudio Image
Pocket Zone Drawing
DynaCAD Parts Document
Planetary Data System Image
Pod SnapShot

🔴 Can't open a .psd 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 .psd file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 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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