File Extension .Ps

PS stands for “PostScript” and is the file extension used in files that are created by and for the PostScript software – an Adobe language that is used to define the layout of document pages that are usually printed after being created. PS files then mostly contain postscript data are typically sent to a printer that supports postscript formatting. PS files are very popular in desktop publishing since this is the industry where documents are normally created and then printed.

PS files are basically PDL (Page Description Language) files which means it contains both a page’s textual and graphical content structured in a systematic way. PS files characterize the textual and graphical appearance of a page for both on-screen displaying and printing purposes. PS files actually help create content of absolute quality that will encapsulate text and images and they are highly compatible with many different printing devices.

The PS file extension or format is actually one of the most effective standards for all desktop publishing devices today. PS files run across different platforms as well and so it is usable in Windows operating system and Mac operating system. The following is the list of programs that can open and modify PS files:

Mac OS Adobe Illustrator CS5

Adobe Photoshop CS5

Adobe Photoshop Elements 9

Adobe Acrobat X Pro

Windows Adobe Illustrator CS5

Adobe Acrobat X Pro

Adobe Photoshop CS5

Adobe Photoshop Elements 9

ACDSee Photo Manager 12

ACD Systems Canvas 12

GPL Ghostscript

GSView

Linux KOffice Karbon

GSView

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