What is a .PXM File And How To Open It – Pixelmator Team

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Have you downloaded a file with .pxm extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .pxm file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .PXM file?

The .PXM file extension is from Pixelmator Image File. The development of this file was done by Pixelmator Team. This raster related file is in binary format.

What to know

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

How to open a .PXM file?

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

How to open a .PXM file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .pxm file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

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 .PXM 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 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 .PXM file?

If you cannot open the .PXM file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .PXM file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .pxml – OpenPandora, .pxp – Valve, .pxr – Pixar, .pxs – Pixelmator Team, .pxv – Nexilogic. 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 .PXM file with the Pixelmator program on Mac.