PS1 file format description
Many people share .ps1 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ps1 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ps1 files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.ps1 - Windows PowerShell Script
The PS1 development files are related to Windows PowerShell. PS1 file is a Windows PowerShell Script. Windows PowerShell is Microsoft's task automation framework, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language built on top of, and integrated with the .NET Framework.
- Windows PowerShell
- Development files
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- Windows PowerShell Script related extensions:
.ps - PostScript
The PS graphic files are related to XnView. PS file is a PostScript. PostScript is a page description language and programming language used primarily in the electronic and desktop publishing areas.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .ps1 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ps1 files. Be especially cautious with .ps1 files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .ps1 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 .ps1 file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
psl, ls1, px1, psq, ps, p1, sp1, psw, pc1
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android
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