Opening PSP files

Did your computer fail to open a PSP file? We explain what PSP files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your PSP files.

What is a PSP file?

Files that contain the .psp file extension are most commonly associated with the Paint Shop Pro image editing application. Paint Shop Pro is similar to Adobe Photoshop and contains many of the same features, but the Paint Shop Pro application is offered at a more competitive price.

The PSP files that are created by this software contain color bitmap images that have been saved in the Paint Shop Pro file format. These images can include image guides, vector paths, meta data, layers and other image objects.

The Paint Shop Pro application was originally created by Jasc Software. In October of 2004 the application was acquired by Corel. The PSP file format is also supported by the Irfan View and Graphics Converter Pro software programs.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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