What is a .PI1 File And How To Open It – Degas (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .pi1 extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .pi1 file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .PI1 file?

The .PI1 file extension is from Degas Low Resolution Image File. This file extension was developed by Degas. The file is a raster related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .pi1 file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .PI1 file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .PI1 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .PI1 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .pi1 file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the XnViewMP software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is XnViewMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PI1 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 XnViewMP software 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 .PI1 file on Mac

To open the .pi1 file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the XnViewMP software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Lemkesoft GraphicConverter and XnViewMP software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PI1 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the XnViewMP software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .PI1 file?

If you cannot open the .PI1 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .PI1 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .pi2 – Portrait Innovations, .pi2 – Degas, .pi3 – Degas, .pi4 – Atari, .pi5 – Atari. 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 .PI1 file with the XnViewMP program on Windows and XnViewMP, Lemkesoft GraphicConverter programs on Mac.