PTX File - opening and understanding

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

What is a PTX file?

Files with the .ptx extension are most commonly associated with the PaintShop Pro graphic editing application. The PTX files used by the software contain texture preset files. These files store the texture information that is used to apply textures to the objects and shapes a user is working on in the PaintShop Pro application.

The .ptx file extension is also used for PageMaker template files, Printronix bitmap graphic files, NVIDIA CUDA parallel thread execution assembly language files and Pentax RAW bitmap graphic files.

How to open PTX 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 PTX for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension PTX

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

Various viewers for this file format

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.

Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
Pixillion Image ConverterPixillion Image ConverterUser submitted
Photo GalleryPhoto GalleryUser submitted
West E-Transcript Bundle ViewerWest E-Transcript Bundle ViewerUser submitted
Pro ToolsPro ToolsUser submitted
Vu360Vu360User submitted
PerformanceTestPerformanceTestUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
e-transcripte-transcriptUser submitted
PixillionPixillionUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PTX-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 PTX-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!