Open psd file

psd file icon Did your computer fail to open psd file? We explain what psd files are and recommend software that we know can open your psd files.

What is psd file?

A psd file extension is traditionally associated with default graphic format of Adobe Photoshop. Adobe psd graphics file is pixel based graphics file format. However some graphic elements can be stored in vector graphics. In default psd graphics file contains layers with masks, color spaces, ICC profiles, transparency, text, alpha channels and spot colors, clipping paths, and duotone settings.

psd file description

The psd file extension is used for PhotoShop Designated file - native Adobe Photoshop pixel based graphic file format that takes up less memory than uncompressed TIF files. However it can contain some graphics elements in vector based graphics.

The Photoshop psd graphics file contains layers with masks, color spaces, ICC profiles, transparency, text, alpha channels and spot colors, clipping paths, and duotone settings. Maximal resolution of Photoshop psd file is limited to 30 000 pixels in width and height.

The Photoshop psd graphics file format is also supported by other Adobe applications, such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, and After Effects.

MIME types:
image/photoshop
image/x-photoshop
image/psd, application/photoshop
application/psd
zz-application/zz-winassoc-psd

Software that will open psd file

Adobe Photoshop

One of the best bitmap graphic editing program

Adobe Photoshop for Mac

Mac version of popular digital image editor

Adobe Creative Cloud

Latest, subscription based productivity suite from Adobe

Other psd file extensions

psd - DESIGN II for Microsoft Windows general flowsheet

A psd file extension is related to the DESIGN II for Microsoft Windows general flowsheet format.



What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

We can help you to open your file

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