PTF File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a PTF file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .PTF files.

What is a PTF file?

Files that contain the .ptf file extension are used by a variety of computer software applications. Some files with the .ptf extension are used by the LiveNote disposition management software to store legal transcript files.

The Sony PSP also uses the .ptf file extension for "theme" files that are used by the gaming device. These files allow a user to install custom "themes" onto the PSP device. These themes alter the look and feel of the PSP interface.

The .ptf file extension is also used by the Pro Tools audio recording software. This software uses PTF files to store project settings for projects that are being worked on in the software application.

How to open PTF 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 PTF for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension PTF

While we know of one file format using the .PTF 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 .PTF file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Pro ToolsPro ToolsUser submitted
MaxSea ApplicationMaxSea ApplicationUser submitted
ProTools MPProTools MPUser submitted
Pro ToolsRPro ToolsRUser submitted
Killer Bugs for Pro ToolsKiller Bugs for Pro ToolsUser submitted
LexisNexis TextMapLexisNexis TextMapUser submitted
PPT2Flash ProfessionalPPT2Flash ProfessionalUser submitted
iTunesiTunesUser submitted
West LiveNoteWest LiveNoteUser submitted
PPT2Flash StandardPPT2Flash StandardUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PTF-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with PTF-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!