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


Have you downloaded a file with .pxs extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .pxs file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .PXS file?

The .PXS file extension is from Pixelmator Shape File. It was developed by Pixelmator Team. The file is a settings related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .PXS file?

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

How to open a .PXS file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Pixelmator software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PXS 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: 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. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .PXS file?

If you are still unable to open the .PXS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .PXS file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .pxv – Nexilogic, .pxx – Tavultesoft, .pxz – Autodesk, .py – Python Software Foundation, .pyc – Python Software Foundation. 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 .PXS file with the Pixelmator program on Mac.