Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .psd

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Adobe Photoshop Image

PSD file is an Adobe Photoshop Image. It is a layered image file format. The layers enable an illustration to be built with individual graphic elements that can be moved over and over to obtain a desired result.
Category: Graphic files
Application: Adobe Photoshop
Program name: -
Mime-type: image/vnd.adobe.photoshop
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Art Image
AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image
Windows Bitmap Image
CALS Compressed Bitmap
CorelDraw Drawing
Computer Graphics Metafile
Corel Photo-Paint Image
Windows Custom Cursor
Dr. Halo Bitmap Image
Cognos Powerhouse Subfile Dictionary Data .psd file icon

Cognos Powerhouse Subfile Dictionary Data

PSD file is a Cognos Powerhouse Subfile Dictionary Data. Powerhouse is a very powerful 4GL tool created by Cognos.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: IBM Cognos Powerhouse
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Cognos Powerhouse Subfile Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

RPG Maker Game Save
Open Software Description File
Planner 5D Project
Microsoft Visual Test File
Paradox Database
PLDasm Source
PLINK Pedigree and Genotype Table
MODTRAN PSC Spectral Output File

The .psd filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

pse (1), ps (1), pds (1), spd (1), pcd (1), pzd (1), osd (1), pwd (1), psw (1), pss (1), psf (1), psc (1), ped (1), pd (1), sd (1)

Can't open a .psd file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.psd

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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android