What is a .PXIP File And How To Open It – Pixelmator Team (Guide)


Have you came across a file with the .pxip extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .pxip file extension and how to open it.

What is a .PXIP file?

The file extension .PXIP stands for Pixelmator Image Preset. This file extension belongs to the developer Pixelmator Team. The file is a settings related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .PXIP file?

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

How to open a .PXIP file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .pxip file on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Pixelmator software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PXIP 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: 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Pixelmator software that 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 .PXIP file?

If you cannot open the .PXIP file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .PXIP file.pxj – Roxio, .pxl – Microsoft, .pxls – Pixelmator Team, .pxm – Pixelmator Team, .pxml – OpenPandora. 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 .PXIP file with the Pixelmator program on Mac.