What is a .PXG File And How To Open It – Pixelmator Team (Simple Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .pxg extension, but you have never seen this extension before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .pxg file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .PXG file?

The file extension .PXG stands for Pixelmator Gradient File. This file extension was developed by Pixelmator Team. The format of this settings related file is binary.

What to know

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

How to open a .PXG file?

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

How to open a .PXG file on Mac

The .pxg file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Pixelmator software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PXG 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Pixelmator software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .PXG file?

If you are still unable to open the .PXG file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .PXG file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .pxi – Pyrex Include File, .pxi – Plextor, .pxicon – Panic, .pxip – Pixelmator Team, .pxj – Roxio. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .PXG file with the Pixelmator program on Mac.