What is a .PSF File And How To Open It – Autodesk

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Have you came across a file with the .psf 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 you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .psf file extension and how to open it.

What is a .PSF file?

The .PSF file extension is from AutoCAD PostScript Patterns File. It was developed by Autodesk. The file has the binary format, and it is a CAD software file.

What to know

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

How to open a .PSF file?

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

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

The .psf file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Autodesk AutoCAD 2020.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PSF 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: 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 Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .PSF file?

If you cannot open the .PSF file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .PSF file.psf – Adobe Systems, .psf – ArcSoft, .psf – Hewlett-Packard, .psf – SPI Dynamics. 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 .PSF file with the Autodesk AutoCAD 2020 program on Windows.