.PTX File Extension

.PTX File Extension

File Type 1

Pro Tools Session File

Developer Avid Technology
Popularity
3.8  |  17 Votes
Category Audio Files
Format Binary

What is a PTX file?

Session file format introduced with Pro Tools 10 digital audio workstation (DAW) software; supports audio, MIDI, and software instrument tracks, as well as effects, mixing settings, and other edits; stores references to audio files but not the audio files themselves.

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NOTE: Pro Tools 7-9 use the .PTF format and cannot open PTX files. But, you can convert PTX files to the PTF format with Pro Tools 10 and later in the Save Session Copy dialog. Note that some newer Pro Tools 10 features will be lost if you save to the older format, such as clip gain settings.

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Programs that open PTX files

Windows
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Mac
Free Trial
Updated April 11, 2014
File Type 2

E-Transcript File

Developer Thomson West
Popularity
3.1  |  11 Votes
Category Page Layout Files
Format Binary

What is a PTX file?

File created by E-Transcript Manager, a program used for creating certified electronic transcripts; contains transcript data recorded from a courtroom hearing; most commonly used by court reporting firms when creating legal transcripts for attorneys; created to reduce the file size of emailed transcripts.

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E-Transcripts may also use the ".exe" extension, which allows the transcript to be viewed from a self-contained file. However, email filters often stop the delivery of ".exe" files. For this reason, the PTX file format was created as non-executable format to more easily bypass email server filters.

PTX E-Transcripts may be converted back and forth between ".exe" E-Transcripts.

NOTE: RealLegal, the developers of the PTX format, were acquired by LiveNote and then by Thomson West. Both the West and RealLegal brands are used to advertise and sell similar software applications. The Mac version of RealLegal E-Transcript Viewer is only available for Mac OS Classic, the predecessor to Mac OS X.

Programs that open PTX files

Updated April 5, 2018
File Type 3

Pentax RAW Image File

Developer Pentax
Popularity
2.3  |  3 Votes
Category Raster Image Files
Format N/A

What is a PTX file?

Uncompressed RAW image file captured with a Pentax camera; saves image data exactly as recorded by the camera's sensor; can be viewed using the Pentax software included with the camera.

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Most Pentax RAW image files use the .PEF extension.

Programs that open PTX files

Windows
Included with OS
Pentax Photo Browser or Photo Laboratory
MAGIX Xara Xtreme
Free
Mac
Pentax Photo Browser or Photo
Free
Linux
UFRaw (Unidentified Flying Raw)
The GIMP with UFRaw plugin
Updated August 7, 2013
File Type 4

V.Flash PTX Image

Developer VTech
Popularity
2.0  |  2 Votes
Category Raster Image Files
Format N/A

What is a PTX file?

A PTX file is an image saved in the V.Flash PTX raster image format. It is used to store graphics for games for the V.Flash educational gaming console released in 2006. The V.Flash PTX format consists of a header followed by the image data.

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PTX files are uncommon since they are only used in games that have been discontinued. The VTech V.Flash gaming console was discontinued in 2007, a year after it was released. You most likely will only encounter a PTX file if you dump the game files from the CD in which the game is delivered. The Amazing Spider-Man: Countdown To Doom video game for the VTech V.Flash gaming console.

NOTE: Some games that use the V.Flash PTX format include The Amazing Spider-Man: Countdown to Doom, Cars: In the Fast Lane, and SpongeBob SquarePants: Idea Sponge.

How do I open a PTX file?

Since the PTX format is rare, there are few programs that support it. However, you can upload a PTX file to Tom's Editor, which is an online application, to view or convert the image.

If you are looking to just convert a PTX file to a more common image format, you can use FFmpeg. After converting the PTX file, you can open it with an image editor.

Programs that open PTX files

Windows
Free
Mac
Free
Linux
Free
Web
Updated September 3, 2020
File Type 5

Paint Shop Pro Texture File

Developer Corel
Popularity
1.5  |  2 Votes
Category Raster Image Files
Format N/A

What is a PTX file?

Texture preset file used by Paint Shop Pro, an image editing program; stores image texture information used for applying textures to shapes and objects within Paint Shop Pro; often saved along with a corresponding .BMP file.

Programs that open PTX files

Windows
Updated October 9, 2007
File Type 6

PopCap Games Texture File

Developer PopCap Games
Popularity
1.0  |  3 Votes
Category Game Files
Format Binary

What is a PTX file?

A PTX file is an image file used in a PopCap Games video game, such as Plants vs. Zombies 2. It contains an image used as an in-game background, item, or character. In Plants vs. Zombies games, PTX files are stored in the main.pak/images directory.

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PTX files may be compressed or uncompressed. In Android versions of Plants vs. Zombies games, compressed PTX files are compressed using Ericsson Texture Compression (ETC1). In iOS versions of Plants vs. Zombies games, compressed PTX files are compressed using PowerVR Texture Compression (PVRTC).

How do I open a PTX file?

You can use the Taiji Plants vs. Zombies 2 hacking tool to convert PTX images to .PNG images. Then, you can open the converted images in any image viewing application.

Programs that open PTX files

Updated March 31, 2021

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