PSPIMAGE File Extension

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PaintShop Pro Image

What is PSPIMAGE file?

The .PSPIMAGE file type refers to the graphic PaintShop pro Image file created using Corel Paintshop Pro software. These file type support both Vector as well as raster graphics. The .PSPIMAGE files support a lot of features including layered designs, image filters, transparency levels and other effects that the designers can use to create their graphics. These files are widely used to touch up photos and image processing. The current version of the file is 8 and the previous versions used the extension .PSP. The file format is still supported by a wide variety of photo viewing software.

Programs which support PSPIMAGE file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with PSPIMAGE files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with PSPIMAGE 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 PSPIMAGE file

Updated: 06/01/2020

How to open file with PSPIMAGE extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening PSPIMAGE files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to PaintShop Pro Image files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install PaintShop Pro

Install software to open PSPIMAGE file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening PSPIMAGE files is that no program that can handle PSPIMAGE files is installed on user’s system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing PaintShop Pro or different compatible program, such as CorelDRAW, VideoStudio Pro, Corel Painter. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support PSPIMAGE files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit PaintShop Pro website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of PaintShop Pro and update if needed

Update software that support file extension PSPIMAGEIf the problems with opening PSPIMAGE files still occur even after installing PaintShop Pro, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of PaintShop Pro is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why PSPIMAGE files are not compatible with PaintShop Pro. The latest version of PaintShop Pro should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

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

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

Associate software with PSPIMAGE file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the PSPIMAGE file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where PaintShop Pro is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open PSPIMAGE files and clicking OK.
Associate software with PSPIMAGE file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

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

Step 4. Check the PSPIMAGE for 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 PSPIMAGE file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check PSPIMAGE file for viruses
1. Verify that the PSPIMAGE in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the PSPIMAGE is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. 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 PSPIMAGE file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

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

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run PaintShop Pro

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with PaintShop Pro Image files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with PSPIMAGE files affecting older versions of given software.

Conversion of a PSPIMAGE file

File Conversions from PSPIMAGE extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to PSPIMAGE file
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