.PS File Extension

Adobe Systems
File Type:
PostScript File

Having trouble opening .ps extension? Don't panic! This page explains what ps files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open ps files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a PS file?

Ps file extension has PostScript file type, developed by Adobe Systems, which is associated with the "vector image files" category.

Created using the PostScript page description language, the file provides text, vector and raster graphics. The file may be printed via a PostScript printer, without the need to open it through an application.

Even though other page layout file formats, such as .PDF, have replaced PS files, they are still supported by a number of applications and printers.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

ps file icon
Adobe Systems
File Type:
PostScript File
Vector Image Files

How to open PS file?

Double click the ps file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .ps extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the ps extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the ps file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open PS files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the ps file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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