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Details of the .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?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .psd?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .psd extension?
  • How can I convert .psd files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .psd?

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

.psd file extension details

Adobe Photoshop Image

Adobe Photoshop Image .psd file icon
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 file converters

.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:

bmp, eps, gif, jpg, pcx, pgm, png, ppm, ras, svg, tga, tif, xbm, xpm, als
.psd file extension error

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:

p5d, pd, spd, psc, pwd, pds, psf, osd, pxd, psr, psx, pcd, ps, lsd, psv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

DynaCAD v5 Parts Document
Planner 5D Project
FlexiSIGN 5 Plotter Document
Male MRI Image
Paradox Database
Windows Server Security Policy Database
SpecTRM Specification
SPSD/M Database
Form Z Suspended Rendering FIle
Navicat Compressed Backup File
open .psd file

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.

.psd 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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