PPS file format description
Many people share .pps files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .pps file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .pps files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.pps - Microsoft PowerPoint Slideshow
The PPS document files are related to Microsoft PowerPoint. The PPS file is a Microsoft PowerPoint Slideshow.
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Document files
- - / -
- Microsoft PowerPoint Slideshow related extensions:
.pps - ArcInfo Processing Set Codes Data
The PPS gis files are related to ESRI ArcInfo. The PPS file is an ArcInfo Processing Set Codes Data. ArcInfo is a complete and extensible geographic information system.
- ESRI ArcInfo
- GIS files
- - / -
- ArcInfo Processing Set Codes Data related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .pps file extension. Even harmful programs can create .pps files. Be especially cautious with .pps files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .pps 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .pps file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
lps, ops, pls, pos, pp, pp5, ppc, ppe, ppw, ppx, ppz, ps, psp
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Multimedia Playlist
- Bryce 7 Leaf Shape
- PicoLog Settings
- DisorderTracker2 Sample Data
- Poser Compressed Props Data
- Stalker Post-process Effector Data
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