PPX File Extension

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Serif PagePlus Template Format
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What is PPX file?

PPX is a file extension commonly associated with Serif PagePlus Template Format files. Serif PagePlus Template Format specification was created by Serif. PPX files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. PPX file format, along with 137 other file formats, belongs to the Layout Files category. The software recommended for managing PPX files is PagePlus. On the official website of Serif Europe Ltd. developer not only will you find detailed information about thePagePlus software, but also about PPX and other supported file formats.

Programs which support PPX file extension

The following listing features PPX-compatible programs. Files with PPX extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support PPX file

Windows Windows

How to open file with PPX extension?

Problems with accessing PPX may be due to various reasons. Fortunately, most common problems with PPX files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with PPX files.

Step 1. Get the PagePlus

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening PPX files is that no program that can handle PPX files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install PagePlus. 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 PagePlus website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update PagePlus to the latest version

If the problems with opening PPX files still occur even after installing PagePlus, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of PagePlus is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. This can be one of the causes why PPX files are not compatible with PagePlus. The most recent version of PagePlus is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open PPX files to PagePlus

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate PPX files with latest version of PagePlus 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

  • Clicking the PPX with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the PagePlus installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open PPX files box and clicking OK button.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the PPX file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select PagePlus and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with PPX extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the PPX for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the PPX file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Verify that the PPX in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the PPX file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the PPX file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with PPX extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic PPX file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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. It could happen the the download process of file with PPX extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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 Serif PagePlus Template Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle PagePlus

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support PPX files. Close all running programs and try opening the PPX file.

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 Serif PagePlus Template Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the PPX files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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