PPF File

What are PPF files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PPF 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 PPF file?

PPF files have multiple uses, and Corel Picture Publisher is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Corel Picture Publisher File

Corel Picture Publisher is an image editing software that allows users to produce professional photographic effects. It saves images in a proprietary PPF file format. PPF stands for Picture Publisher File and it contains a bitmap image in binary form. This format was used by Picture Publisher versions 6 to 10.

Picture Publisher is no longer available but users can still view PPF files with the CorelDraw software.

How to open PPF files

We have identified one PPF opener that is compatible with this specific type of PPF file.

Programs that open Corel Picture Publisher files


Last updated: November 30, 2022

More file formats using the PPF extension

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

  • DAISY Protected Package File
  • PlayStation Patch File

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Micrografx, Inc. Picture PublisherMicrografx, Inc. Picture PublisherUser submitted
Prokon Structural Analysis & DesignProkon Structural Analysis & DesignUser submitted
WinFAMWinFAMUser submitted
PPLivePPLiveUser submitted
Micrografx, Inc. Photo MagicMicrografx, Inc. Photo MagicUser submitted
Micrografx, Inc. iGrafx ImageMicrografx, Inc. iGrafx ImageUser submitted
PCBPCBUser submitted
EdgecamEdgecamUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted

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