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.PPD File Extension

File TypePostScript Printer Description File

DeveloperAdobe Systems
3.6 (17 Votes)
CategorySystem Files

What is a PPD file?

File that serves as a driver for a PostScript printer; describes the font, paper sizes, DPI resolution, memory configuration, and other features and capabilities supported by the printer.

More Information

PPD files may also contain PostScript code that can be referenced during a print job. This code includes commands that invoke specific PostScript printing features.

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Programs that open PPD files
Referenced by the printer
Viewable with a text editor
Referenced by the printer
Viewable with a text editor
Updated 6/12/2008

About PPD Files

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