Full format name of files that use PISKEL extension is Piskel Sprite Format. Files with PISKEL extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. PISKEL file format, along with 522 other file formats, belongs to the Raster Image Files category. The most popular software that supports PISKEL files is Piskel. Piskel software was developed by Julian Descottes, and on its official website you may find more information about PISKEL files or the Piskel software program.
Below is a table that list programs that support PISKEL files. PISKEL files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Problems with accessing PISKEL may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with PISKEL extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with PISKEL files.
Problems with opening and working with PISKEL files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with PISKEL files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Piskel. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Piskel installed is by going to developer’s website (Julian Descottes) and downloading the software using provided links.
If the problems with opening PISKEL files still occur even after installing Piskel, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Piskel is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Piskel cannot handle files with PISKEL may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Piskel is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate PISKEL files with latest version of Piskel you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the PISKEL file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the PISKEL file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the PISKEL file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. PISKEL file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
Did you receive the PISKEL file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with PISKEL extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Piskel Sprite Format file again.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support PISKEL files. Close all running programs and try opening the PISKEL file.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Piskel Sprite Format file. It may be the case that the PISKEL files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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