What is a .P8.PNG File And How To Open It – Lexaloffle (Easy Guide)

Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .p8.png extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .p8.png file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .P8.PNG file?

The file extension .P8.PNG is from PICO-8 Game Cartridge File.The creator of this file extension is Lexaloffle. The format of this file is binary, and it is a game related file.

What to know

There are currently 8 software that can open the .p8.png file on 5 platforms.

How to open a .P8.PNG file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .P8.PNG file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .P8.PNG file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .p8.png file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the PX8 software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is PICO-8, PX8 and Microsoft Paint.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .P8.PNG 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 right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the PX8 software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .P8.PNG file on Mac

To open the .p8.png file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the PX8 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use PICO-8, PX8, Apple Preview and Apple Photos software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .P8.PNG 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 right click on your file and choose “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 PX8 software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .P8.PNG file on Linux

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .p8.png file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the GIMP software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use PICO-8, PX8 and GIMP software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .P8.PNG 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the GIMP software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

How to open a .P8.PNG file on Android

There is easy way to open the .p8.png file on Android.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .P8.PNG file in the download folder

The first 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 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

While trying to open the file, it won’t work.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

You need to locate the Google Play Store and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

To open the file, you will need to download the Microsoft OneDrive software. Please search for it in the Google Play Store and install it. The other software that opens the .p8.png file on Android is Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Android.

How to open a .P8.PNG file on iOS

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .p8.png file on iOS in simple steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Finding your files in the download folder

First of all 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 2

Image2: Can’t open the file

In order to open the file, you will have to search for the Google Drive in the iOS App Store software and install it. The other software that opens the .p8.png file on iOS is Google Drive. That’s all, now you have open your file on iOS.

Still cannot open the .P8.PNG file?

If you cannot open the .P8.PNG file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .P8.PNG file.p96 – Win96 Database File, .p97 – Win97 Database File, .pa – ConeXware, .pa – Nova Development, .pab – Microsoft. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .P8.PNG file with the PX8, PICO-8, Microsoft Paint programs on Windows, PX8, PICO-8, Apple Preview, Apple Photos programs on Mac, GIMP, PICO-8, PX8 software on Linux, Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive software on Android and Google Drive software on iOS.