How to open SPD files

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

What is a SPD file?

The SPD file format was created by Adobe Systems as a configuration file type for their PostScript products. Also called Adobe PostScript printer mini driver files, these .spd files contain settings and instructions that are used by Adobe PostScript printers.The configuration options stored in these SPD files are related to the image, color, text and graphics manipulation features that are available in Adobe PostScript printers. These .spd files are mainly used by the Adobe Creative Suite software, which is a set of programs used for photo editing, image design and multimedia content authoring purposes.Only the Adobe PostScript printer and other related tools in Adobe Creative Suite should use these .spd files. To ensure that your Adobe PostScript products and Adobe Creative Suite can continue to run properly, it's recommended to leave these .spd files alone.

SPD file openers, viewers, etc.

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

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We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with SPD-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!