What are PSP files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a PSP file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your PSP files.
What is a PSP file?
PSP files have multiple uses, and Paint Shop Pro Image is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Paint Shop Pro Image
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, metadata, 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.
How to open PSP files
We have identified six PSP openers that are compatible with this specific type of PSP file.
Programs that open Paint Shop Pro Image files
Last updated: July 31, 2023
All known file formats using extension .PSP
While Paint Shop Pro Image is a popular type of PSP-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .PSP file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
We know that one PSP format is ProShape Drawing. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different PSP openers which you will find listed below.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of PSP files. Remember, different programs may use PSP files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Adobe Photoshop Elements||User submitted|
|Ashampoo Photo Commander||User submitted|
|Ulead Photo Explorer||User submitted|
|Zoner Photo Studio||User submitted|
|Photomania Deluxe||User submitted|
|The Print Shop PressWriter||Discontinued|
|AT&T Dial||User submitted|
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