What is a .PIX File And How To Open It – Alias Systems

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .pix extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .pix file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .PIX file?

The .PIX file extension is from Alias PIX Image. It was developed by Alias Systems. The file has the binary format, and it is a raster related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .pix file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .PIX file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .PIX file on various operating systems.

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .pix file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the GIMP software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use GIMP software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PIX 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the GIMP 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 .PIX file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the GIMP software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is GIMP.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PIX 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, 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 GIMP software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .PIX file on Linux

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

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

Step 2

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

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the GIMP software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .PIX file?

If you cannot open the .PIX file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .PIX file.pix – PCI Geomatics, .pix – BRL-CAD, .pix – Argonaut Games. 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 .PIX file with the GIMP program on Windows, GIMP program on Mac and GIMP software on Linux.