PAP File Type

- The quick facts

What are PAP files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PAP file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a PAP file?

PAP files have multiple uses, and Dynamic Publisher Screen is one of them.

Dynamic Publisher Screen

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open PAP files

Important: Different programs may use files with the PAP file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PAP file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different PAP openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: June 29, 2022

More file formats using the PAP extension

Through our research of PAP files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Fractal Design Painter Paper Grain
  • Fractal Design Painter Paper Texture
  • Papyrus Document

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of PAP files. Remember, different programs may use PAP files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

ArtweaverArtweaverUser submitted
Artweaver FreeArtweaver FreeUser submitted
MAGIX PanoramaStudioMAGIX PanoramaStudioUser submitted
PanoramaStudioPanoramaStudioUser submitted
PanoramaStudio ProPanoramaStudio ProUser submitted
Artweaver PlusArtweaver PlusUser submitted
PapDesignerPapDesignerUser submitted
Panorama Perfect LitePanorama Perfect LiteUser submitted
AAA Photo AlbumAAA Photo AlbumUser submitted
Papyrus Autor - from R.O.M. logicware GmbHPapyrus Autor - from R.O.M. logicware GmbHUser submitted

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