The file extension PSP is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include Oracle PL/SQL, Photoshop, and Paint Shop Pro. PSP files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the PSP file extension is related to Oracle PL/SQL, the file is a web file type that contains commands that assist with access to database information when producing web page components. The commands are created in PL/SQL (Procedural Language/Structured Query Language) and are not visible when the end user accesses a web page using a web browser. PSP files are typically created in plain text format and contain coding that generates the commands.
PSP files that are created with Adobe Photoshop are a settings file type that contains user preferences for the Photoshop application. Adobe Photoshop is a professional image editing application that is part of the CS6 Creative Suite of applications by Adobe Systems.
If the file extension PSP is associated with Paint Shop Pro, the file is an image file type that contains bitmap images that include metadata, layers, and other elements used with raster images. Paint Shop Pro is a professional image editing application produced by Corel.
How to Open PSP Files
Since the PSP file extension can be opened using multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. PSP files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open them.
If a PSP file is associated with Oracle PL/SQL, you can open it using the Oracle Database PL/SQL Programming application. Oracle PL/SQL is available on the Oracle website and compatible with the Windows and Linux operating systems. You can also use any web browser such as Internet explorer, Safari, or Mozilla Firefox to open PSP web pages in Windows, Mac OS X, or the Linux operating system.
Since Oracle PL/SQL PSP files are a text file type, you can open them using any text editing program. If you are using Windows, you can open this type of PSP file with WordPad, Notepad, Open Office Writer, or Microsoft Word. For Mac OS X, you can open PSP files using Apple TextEdit, TextMate, MacVim, or BBEdit. For the Linux operating system, you can open PSP files using AbiWord, gEdit, OpenOffice Writer, or Vim.
If the file extension PSP is related to Photoshop, you can open the file using Adobe Photoshop CS6 or Photoshop Elements 11. Both applications are available in a free trial version on the Adobe website and are compatible with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X.
PSP files that are created with Paint Shop Pro can be opened using Paint Shop Pro X5 or CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6. Both applications are available on the Corel website and are compatible with the Windows operating system. You can also use ACD Systems Canvas 14 which is available in a trial version on the ACD Systems website and requires Windows XP or higher.