What is a .PTX File And How To Open It – Avid Technology

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .ptx extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .ptx file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .PTX file?

The file extension .PTX is Pro Tools Session File. This file extension belongs to the developer Avid Technology. This audio related file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ptx file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .PTX file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Avid Pro Tools software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Avid Pro Tools.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PTX 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Avid Pro Tools software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .PTX file on Mac

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PTX 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 Avid Pro Tools software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .PTX file?

If you are still unable to open the .PTX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .PTX file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ptx – Thomson West, .ptx – Pentax, .ptx – VTech, .ptx – Corel. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .PTX file with the Avid Pro Tools program on Windows and Avid Pro Tools program on Mac.