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PSID file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.psid - PostScript Image Data

The PSID graphic files are related to Adobe Illustrator. PSID file is a PostScript Image Data. PostScript (PS) is a page description language in the electronic publishing and desktop publishing business.

Adobe Illustrator
Graphic files
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PostScript Image Data related extensions:
NetStudio Easy Web Graphics Data
Apple QuickTake Picture
Sinclair QL Hires Screen
Nokia N8 Image
Axon IW Raw Image
Axon IW Image

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

Can't open a .psid 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 .psid file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

pid, psd, psi, psod, sid

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Affymetrix Probe Set Information
Unix Process ID Data
Multi-resolution Seamless Image Database
Roxio Easy Media Creator Album Data
Adobe Photoshop Image
Commodore 64 Music

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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