What is a .PSP File And How To Open It – Corel (Easy Steps)


While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .psp extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .psp file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .PSP file?

The file extension .PSP stands for PaintShop Pro Image File. This file extension was developed by Corel. The file has the binary format, and it is a raster related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .psp file on 1 platform.

How to open a .PSP file?

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

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

To open the .psp file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Chasys Draw IES software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Corel PaintShop Pro and Chasys Draw IES.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PSP file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 Chasys Draw IES software 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 .PSP file?

If you are still unable to open the .PSP file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .PSP file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .psp – Oracle, .psp – Adobe Systems. 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 .PSP file with the Chasys Draw IES, Corel PaintShop Pro programs on Windows.