Notes about the PPD file extension:
To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened
" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?
" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps"
and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.
The PPD file type is primarily associated with 'PostScript Printer Description'. A PPD file describes fonts, paper sizes, resolution, and other capabilities for a particular Postscript printer. Printer drivers use a PPD file to understand the capabilities of a particular printer.
Detailed information for file extension PPD:
Primary association: PostScript Printer DescriptionIdentifying characters
Hex: 2A 50 50 44 2D 41 64 6F 62 65 3A 20 22 , ASCII: *PPD-Adobe: "
Other applications associated with file type PPD:
- PageMaker (PostScript Printer Description) by Adobe Systems IncorporatedA PPD file describes fonts, paper sizes, resolution, and other capabilities for a particular Postscript printer. Printer drivers use a PPD file to understand the capabilities of a particular printer. The Mime types used with this association are: application/pagemaker.
- PhotoImpression (Project) by ArcSoft, Inc.ArcSoft PhotoImpression not only manages your media for you, but also gives you ways to enjoy it.
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database
To change file associations press Windows Key
and then Apps and Features
> Default apps
> Choose default apps by file type
Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.