EPSP File Extension

EPSP file icon
Adobe Encapsulated PostScript
  • Developer
    Adobe Systems Incorporated
  • Popularity
    3 (2 votes)

What is EPSP file?

EPSP is a file extension commonly associated with Adobe Encapsulated PostScript files. Adobe Encapsulated PostScript specification was created by Adobe Systems Incorporated. EPSP file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with EPSP extension are categorized as Graphic Files files. The Graphic Files subset comprises 524 various file formats. Users are advised to use Adobe Illustrator software for managing EPSP files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file. Adobe Illustrator software was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated, and on its official website you may find more information about EPSP files or the Adobe Illustrator software program.

Programs which support EPSP file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support EPSP files. EPSP files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support EPSP file

How to open file with EPSP extension?

Being unable to open files with EPSP extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with EPSP extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Adobe Illustrator

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening EPSP files is that no program that can handle EPSP files is installed on user’s system. The most obvious solution is to download and install Adobe Illustrator or one to the listed programs: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Adobe Illustrator website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Adobe Illustrator to the latest version

If the problems with opening EPSP files still occur even after installing Adobe Illustrator, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Adobe Illustrator is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of Adobe Illustrator installed, it may not support EPSP format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Adobe Illustrator.

Step 3. Associate Adobe Encapsulated PostScript files with Adobe Illustrator

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate EPSP files with latest version of Adobe Illustrator you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the EPSP with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Adobe Illustrator is installed, check the Always use this app to open EPSP files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the EPSP file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with EPSP extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the EPSP file is complete and free of errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper EPSP file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the EPSP file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the EPSP file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the EPSP file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the EPSP file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the EPSP file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with EPSP extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Adobe Encapsulated PostScript file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Adobe Illustrator

If the systems has insufficient resources to open EPSP files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Adobe Encapsulated PostScript files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the EPSP files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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