PTX File Type

- The quick facts

What are PTX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PTX 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 PTX file?

PTX files have multiple uses, and Camera RAW Image File (Pentax) is one of them.

Camera RAW Image File (Pentax)

PTX files are RAW photos captured by Pentax digital cameras. The photos are uncompressed and unaltered - no processing has been done on the image as it is saved exactly as the camera lens sees it.

RAW images have the largest amount of detail, which is why photographers prefer to use this format. They have maximum detail to work with when post-processing the images, and RAW can easily be edited and converted to other more common image formats.

How to open PTX files

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

Programs that open Camera RAW Image File (Pentax) files

Last updated: May 31, 2022

More file formats using the PTX extension

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

  • PROTEXT Document
  • RealLegal E-Transcript
  • V.Flash PTX Bitmap

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of PTX files. Remember, different programs may use PTX 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 ConverterPixillion Image ConverterUser submitted
Photo GalleryPhoto GalleryUser submitted
West E-Transcript Bundle ViewerWest E-Transcript Bundle ViewerUser submitted
Avid Pro ToolsAvid Pro ToolsUser submitted
Vu360Vu360User submitted
PerformanceTestPerformanceTestUser submitted
e-transcripte-transcriptUser submitted
PixillionPixillionUser submitted
PhotoPad Image EditorPhotoPad Image EditorUser submitted
Luminance HDRLuminance HDRUser submitted

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