What is a .PTXT File And How To Open It – Avid Technology (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .ptxt extension and you don’t know 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 you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .ptxt file extension and how to open it.

What is a .PTXT file?

The file extension .PTXT is Pro Tools Session Template. The developer of this file extension is Avid Technology. The format of this file is binary, and it is a audio related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .PTXT file?

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

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

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

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: Locating your .PTXT 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, 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 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 Windows.

How to open a .PTXT file on Mac

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

1. The first step is 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 .PTXT 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Avid Pro Tools software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .PTXT file?

If you cannot open the .PTXT file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .PTXT file.pty – IBM, .ptz – Thomson West, .pu – PlantUML File, .pub – Microsoft, .publication – Twixl media. 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 .PTXT file with the Avid Pro Tools program on Windows and Avid Pro Tools program on Mac.