Open PS file

The most commonly used .ps file type: PostScript file

How to open ps files?

ps file icon Have you had trouble opening the ps file on your computer? What are ps files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is ps file?

Documents and other publications that are ready to be printed and are saved in Adobe PostScript language for PostScript printers are often found with a ps file extension.

PostScript file description

PS file represents document created by Adobe PostScript, a page description language. It contains a set of instructions for a printer, telling it where to place text and graphics on a page.

PS files are often used for printing documents on PostScript printers, as they contain precise information about the document's layout and appearance. They can also be opened by various image editing programs and can be converted into other formats like PDF.

Suggested software to open ps file

Adobe Illustrator

A powerful vector graphics editor from Adobe


A PostScript and PDF interpreter

Other PS file name extensions using the same .ps suffix

.ps - MPEG program stream format

Files with ps file extension are commonly used by MPEG program stream format.

Open ps file with: VLC media player VLC media player for Mac VLC media player for Linux

.ps - Paul Shields song file

Files with ps suffix may also be very old audio files in the Paul Shields song file format. Amiga format.

Open ps file with: Amiga Forever

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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