Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .ppd

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .ppd file?
  • Which program can create the .ppd file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .ppd format?
  • What can convert .ppd files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .ppd extension?

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

PostScript Printer Description .ppd file icon

PostScript Printer Description

PPD file is a PostScript Printer Description. PPD files are created by vendors to describe the entire set of features and capabilities available for their PostScript printers.
Category: Other files
Application: Microsoft Windows
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Microsoft Audio Compression Manager Codec
Control Panel Item
Windows Dynamic Linked Llibrary
Windows Device Driver
Visual C++ Import Library
ActiveX Custom Control
Sybase PowerBuilder Runtime Library
DirectShow Filter Plugin
Autodesk AutoCAD Heidi Information File
ProfiCAD Symbol Data .ppd file icon

ProfiCAD Symbol Data

PPD file is a ProfiCAD Symbol Data. ProfiCAD is a professional software application that helps you create electrical designs and schematic diagrams.
Category: Data files
Application: ProfiCAD
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
ProfiCAD Schematics Diagram
ProfiCAD Title Block Data
ProfiCAD Integrated Circuit Document

Other types of files may also use the .ppd file extension. If you have helpful information about .ppd extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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Paradox Database
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FreePascal Source Code
Alchemy Publisher Project
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PPF-O-Matic Patch
OpenProj Project
Transit NXT Project

The .ppd filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

pd (69), ppf (24), pod (16), pld (16), ppr (10), pp (10), opd (8), ppx (4), pdp (4), lpd (3), pps (3), ppc (2), ppe (1), ppv (1)

Can't open a .ppd file?

If you want to open a .ppd file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .ppd association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ppd

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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