PSD File - opening and understanding
Did your computer fail to open a PSD file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .PSD files.
What is a PSD file?
A .PSD file is an Adobe Photoshop image file. The .psd file extension is given to files that have been created by the Adobe Photoshop computer application. The Adobe Photoshop application is a professional image-editing program that can create various image elements such as layers and masks. When these files are created, they are saved with the .psd file extension.
Adobe Photoshop is one of the most commonly-used image editing applications on the market and it is very popular among desktop publishers and image editors. The images created in Adobe Photoshop tend to take up less space than other image file formats. Both Windows and Macintosh computers can read PSD files with the appropriate software installed.
How to open PSD files
You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension PSD for different purposes. We have identified 6 PSD openers for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of PSD file.
Programs that open these files
Suggest another file format using extension PSD
While we know of one file format using the .PSD file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PSD file.
Various viewers for this file format
These apps are known to open certain types of PSD files. Remember, different programs may use PSD files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Pixillion Image Converter||User submitted|
|Microsoft Picture It||User submitted|
|Adobe Photoshop Elements||User submitted|
|PhotoPad Image Editor||User submitted|
|Paint Shop Pro||User submitted|
|Ashampoo Photo Commander||User submitted|