PSPFRAME File Extension

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PaintShop Pro Frame
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    Corel Corporation
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What is PSPFRAME file?

PSPFRAME filename suffix is mostly used for PaintShop Pro Frame files. Corel Corporation defined the PaintShop Pro Frame format standard. Files with PSPFRAME extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. PSPFRAME file format, along with 524 other file formats, belongs to the Graphic Files category. The most popular software that supports PSPFRAME files is Corel PaintShop Pro.

Programs which support PSPFRAME file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support PSPFRAME files. Files with PSPFRAME 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 PSPFRAME file

How to open file with PSPFRAME extension?

Being unable to open files with PSPFRAME extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with PSPFRAME files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Corel PaintShop Pro

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports PSPFRAME files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the Corel PaintShop Pro developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Corel PaintShop Pro website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Corel PaintShop Pro

If you already have Corel PaintShop Pro installed on your systems and PSPFRAME files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why PSPFRAME files are not compatible with Corel PaintShop Pro. The most recent version of Corel PaintShop Pro is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open PSPFRAME files to Corel PaintShop Pro

After installing Corel PaintShop Pro (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open PSPFRAME files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the PSPFRAME file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Corel PaintShop Pro is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open PSPFRAME files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with PSPFRAME extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with PSPFRAME extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the PSPFRAME is not faulty

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 PSPFRAME file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the PSPFRAME is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the PSPFRAME file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the PSPFRAME file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the PSPFRAME file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic PSPFRAME 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. If the PSPFRAME file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the PaintShop Pro Frame file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Corel PaintShop Pro

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with PSPFRAME extension. In this case close the other applications.

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with PaintShop Pro Frame files. It may be the case that the PSPFRAME files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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