.ppd

File Type Generic IconPostScript Printer Description File
File Format Standard (developed by Adobe Systems)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

File that serves as a driver for a PostScript printer; describes the font, paper sizes, DPI resolution, memory configuration, and other features and capabilities supported by the printer.

PPD files may also contain PostScript code that can be referenced during a print job. This code includes commands that invoke specific PostScript printing features.

Open With
Windows

IconReferenced by the printer

IconViewable with a text editor

macOS

IconReferenced by the printer

IconViewable with a text editor

Updated 2007
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