What is a .P File And How To Open It – NewTek (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .p extension. It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .p file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .P file?

The file extension .P is LightWave Plug-in. The developer of this file extension is NewTek. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a plugin related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .p file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .P file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .P file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .P file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .p file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the NewTek LightWave 3D software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use NewTek LightWave 3D software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .P file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the NewTek LightWave 3D software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .P file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .p file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the NewTek LightWave 3D software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: NewTek LightWave 3D.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .P file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the NewTek LightWave 3D software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .P file?

If you are still unable to open the .P file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .P file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .p – Python, .p – Niklaus Wirth. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .P file with the NewTek LightWave 3D program on Windows and NewTek LightWave 3D program on Mac.