PS File Extension

What is a PS File?

A PS file is a document file format created by Adobe PostScript. PS stands for PostScript, which is a page description language used in the electronic and desktop publishing areas. PS files contain text and images, and they define how these elements are positioned on a printed page.

PS files are commonly used for printing purposes, and they are especially popular in the publishing and graphic design industries. They provide precise control over the layout and appearance of printed documents, making them ideal for professional printing and typesetting.

Where is PS used?

  • Printing Industry: PS files are widely used in the printing industry for high-quality output and typesetting.
  • Graphic Design: Graphic designers often use PS files for layouts and designs that require precise control over print elements.
  • Desktop Publishing: Desktop publishing software generates PS files for creating printed materials such as brochures, posters, and books.

How to Open PS File Types

Programs that open .ps files:


Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
ACD Systems Canvas X


Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
What is a PS File? 2023-10-17