>> PPK file

PPK file format description

Many people share .ppk files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ppk file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ppk files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ppk - PuTTY Private Key

The PPK data files are related to PuTTY. The PPK file is a PuTTY Private Key. PuTTY is a free and open-source terminal emulator, serial console and network file transfer application.

Data files
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PuTTY Private Key related extensions:
JAWS Preload Data
Novadigm EDM Data
CanOpener Library
GnuPG Keybox File
DESQview PLB Data
ImageAMMO Wrapper

.ppk - Sunnysoft InterWrite Keyboard Definition Data

The PPK data files are related to Sunnysoft InterWrite. The PPK file is a Sunnysoft InterWrite Keyboard Definition Data. Sunnysoft InterWrite is a soft keyboard alternative with an optional full screen input panel for Windows Mobile. The Sunnysoft InterWrite seems to be no longer supported.

Sunnysoft InterWrite
Data files
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Sunnysoft InterWrite Keyboard Definition Data related extensions:
SolidWorks Geometric Tolerance Style
FLAMES Scenario Data
Clinical Genomics Data
WebMoney Keeper CLASSIC Purse Data
DESQview Macro Data
Pegasus Mail Distribution List

Naturally, other applications may also use the .ppk file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ppk files. Be especially cautious with .ppk files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .ppk file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .ppk file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

lpk, opk, pk, pkp, plk, pok, pp, ppj, ppl, ppm, ppo, ppu

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Visual Studio Packaging Project
Password Safe Lock File
Adobe Audition v3 Peak File
Clipper Pre-processed Output File
ArcGIS Layer Package
Adobe Premiere Project

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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