What is a .PMP File And How To Open It – Autodesk (Visual Guide)


Have you downloaded a file with .pmp extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .pmp file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .PMP file?

The file extension .PMP is AutoCAD Plot Model Parameter File. This file extension belongs to the developer Autodesk. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a settings related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .pmp file on 1 platform.

How to open a .PMP file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Autodesk AutoCAD 2020.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PMP 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .PMP file?

If you cannot open the .PMP file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .PMP file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .pmp – Sony, .pmp – Nintendo. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .PMP file with the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 program on Windows.