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File Extension PTX

Files that contain the file extension PTX are associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include PaintShop Pro, Pentax, Punch! and E-Transcript. PTX files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.

If the PTX files are related to PaintShop Pro, the files are an image file type that contains data which describes textures that are applied to raster images. PaintShop Pro is an image editing application created by Corel.

PTX files that are created using a Pentax camera are an image file type that contains RAW image files which are stored just as they were created with the sensor included in a Pentax digital camera. Pentax is one of the largest manufacturers of photography devices.

PTX file extensions associated with Punch! Professional Home Design are an image file type that contains textures which are applied to images created with the Punch! Software application. Punch! Software Company produces a variety of software applications which are used for interior and exterior home design.

If the file extension PTX is related to E-Transcript, it is a data file type that contains courtroom hearing transcripts. The contents can also include page layouts which are provided by the E-Transcript program. E-Transcript is produced by West RealLegal and provides a bundle of applications for viewing, managing and publishing courtroom transcripts.

How to Open PTX Files

Since PTX files are associated with 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. PTX files can be opened using a variety of applications, so you may already have a program which will open the file.

If the PTX file is related to PaintShop Pro and you use Windows, you can open it with Corel PaintShop Pro, which is available for download on the Corel website. If you use Mac OS X or Linux, you can open PTX files using GIMP, which is an open source image editing program available as a free download on the website. GIMP is also compatible with the Windows operating system.

PTX files created with a Pentax digital camera can be opened using the Pentax Photo Browser or Photo Laboratory, which is available on the Pentax website. Both programs are compatible with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X. If you use Linux, you can open Pentax PTX files with UFRaw, which is an open source application available as a free download on the SourceForge website.

Punch! Software PTX files must be opened using the specific Punch! application they are associated with, which includes home design, interior design, kitchen and bathroom design, or the landscape design application. Punch! is available on the Punch! Software website and is compatible with Windows and Mac OS X. There are also iPhone and iPad apps available on the same website.

If the PTX file extension is associated with E-Transcript and you use Windows or Mac OS X, you can open the files using any of the West RealLegal E-Transcript applications which include the viewer, manager, publisher, reporter edition, and the iBinder application. West RealLegal applications are available on the WestLaw website.