What is a .PP File And How To Open It – Pocket Physics (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .pp extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .pp file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .PP file?

The .PP file extension stands for Pocket Physics Sketch File. The development of this file was done by Pocket Physics. The format of this file is xml, and it is a data related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .PP file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .PP file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Notepad software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PP 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 right click on your file and choose “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 Microsoft Notepad software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .PP file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple TextEdit software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PP 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: 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 Apple TextEdit software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .PP file?

If you are still unable to open the .PP file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .PP file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .pp2 – Nessoft, .pp2 – Bondware, .pp4 – Corel, .pp5 – Corel, .ppa – Microsoft. 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 .PP file with the Microsoft Notepad program on Windows and Apple TextEdit program on Mac.