.PSPIMAGE File Extension

PaintShop Pro Image

Developer Corel
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What is a PSPIMAGE file?

A PSPIMAGE file is a graphic saved by Corel PaintShop Pro, a program for editing images and digital photos. It may contain raster and vector graphics and supports layers, transparency, filters, and other image effects. Since PSPIMAGE files are the native files saved by PaintShop Pro, they often store touched-up digital photos and artwork.

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Screenshot of a .pspimage file in Corel PaintShop Pro 2023
PSPIMAGE file open in Corel PaintShop Pro 2023

Corel introduced the PSPIMAGE image format when it released version 8 of Paint Shop Pro (PSP), the predecessor to PaintShop Photo Pro. The format replaced .PSP files as the native format for saving images.

How to create a PSPIMAGE file with PaintShop Pro

To create a PSPIMAGE file with PaintShop Pro:

  1. Select File → New or File → New From Templates to create a PSPIMAGE file from a PaintShop Pro template.
  2. Make your edits.
  3. Select File → Save or Save As.

How to open a PSPIMAGE file

You can open a PSPIMAGE file with Corel PaintShop Pro (Windows) by selecting File → Open.... You can also open PSPIMAGE files with CorelDRAW Graphics Suite (Windows and macOS), Corel Painter (Windows and macOS), ACD Systems Canvas (Windows), and XnViewMP (multiplatform).

How to convert a PSPIMAGE file

Various applications, such as Corel PaintShop Pro and CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, can convert PSPIMAGE files to other formats.

For example, PaintShop Pro can convert a PSPIMAGE file to various image file types, including the following formats:

  • .JPG - JPEG Image
  • .PNG - Portable Network Graphic
  • .BMP - Bitmap Image
  • .EMF - Enhanced Windows Metafile
  • .EPS - Encapsulated PostScript File
  • .TIF - Tagged Image File
  • .GIF - Graphical Interchange Format File
  • .TGA - Targa Graphic
  • .WMF - Windows Metafile
  • .PSD - Adobe Photoshop Document
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Programs that open PSPIMAGE files

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