.PSPIMAGE File Extension

PaintShop Pro Image

Developer Corel
3.6  |  28 Votes
Category Raster Image Files
Format Binary

What is a PSPIMAGE file?

A PSPIMAGE file is a graphic saved by Corel PaintShop Pro, a program used for editing images and digital photos. It may contain both raster and vector graphics and supports layers, transparency, filters, and other image effects. PSPIMAGE files are commonly used for storing touched-up photos and exporting finished images to other raster image file formats.

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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. PSPIMAGE is now the native file type used by Corel PaintShop Pro to store images. Before PSPIMAGE, earlier versions saved images as .PSP files.

To create a PSPIMAGE file in PaintShop Pro, select File → New..., make your edits, and select File → Save or Save As.... You can also create a PSPIMAGE file from one of PaintShop Pro's many templates by selecting File → New From Templates....

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 - Windows Metafile
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Programs that open or reference PSPIMAGE files

Updated November 17, 2022

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