PSPPALETTE File Extension

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Corel PaintShop Pro Data Format

What is PSPPALETTE file?

PSPPALETTE is a file extension commonly associated with Corel PaintShop Pro Data Format files. Files with PSPPALETTE extension may be used by programs distributed for iOS, Windows platform. PSPPALETTE file belongs to the Misc Files category just like 4521 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular program for handling PSPPALETTE files is Corel PaintShop Pro, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format.

Programs which support PSPPALETTE file extension

The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support PSPPALETTE files. Files with PSPPALETTE 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 PSPPALETTE file

Updated: 02/19/2020

How to open file with PSPPALETTE extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening PSPPALETTE files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with PSPPALETTE 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 Corel PaintShop Pro

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening PSPPALETTE files is that no program that can handle PSPPALETTE files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select Corel PaintShop Pro or one of the recommended programs (for example, Palletes) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support PSPPALETTE 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 Corel PaintShop Pro website and download the installer.

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

If the problems with opening PSPPALETTE files still occur even after installing Corel PaintShop Pro, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Corel 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 PSPPALETTE files are not compatible with Corel PaintShop Pro. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Corel PaintShop Pro.

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

If you have the latest version of Corel PaintShop Pro installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage PSPPALETTE on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the PSPPALETTE file
  • 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 Corel PaintShop Pro installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open PSPPALETTE files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the PSPPALETTE file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with PSPPALETTE extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the PSPPALETTE 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 PSPPALETTE file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the PSPPALETTE 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. PSPPALETTE file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic PSPPALETTE file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with PSPPALETTE extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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

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

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Corel PaintShop Pro

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

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

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