How to open PXY file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

PXY files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing PXY file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with PXY extension. However, it should be remembered that PXY file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is Topocad but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.

So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning PXY files and search for its solution.

A list of programs supporting files types with PXY extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.

  • Topocad

    .pxy file extension

    Category: Various Files

    OS Software
    Windows Topocad Topocad

How to check if a file we want to open is not infected by malware or viruses?

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from PXY files in the Windows system.
  • Click “Start scanning” and wait until the programme performs the scanning process on your computer.

What are the reasons of errors concerning PXY extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning PXY extension are Windows system registry errors. That is why, in the first place it is recommended to:

  • Scan computer in order to identify, repair and open the PXY file
  • Check system registry from the angle of hidden errors
  • Repair file’s associations with programs in the system registry

If you are not sure if the above problems concern you, you should consider other frequent irregularities:

  • You do not have an appropriate application installed that supports PXY file extension
  • PXY file is corrupted
  • The application’s version necessary to open the file is not correct
  • The file is not assigned to an appropriate program

Solving problems with PXY files


If PXY file does not open, firstly, it is worth using files associations built in the Windows system with application that can support them. In order to do it, you should double-click a PXY file icon. A list of programs that probably support such a file will appear. It is enough to choose one of them so that Windows would open a given extension with it. Incorrect file’s association will result in Windows trying to open PXY file with a wrong program all the time even if there is an appropriate application supporting this format on a drive. In this case, it is necessary to perform the above mentioned registry scanning and associations’ repair.

If associations are correct and Windows still cannot open the file, most probably the computer does not have appropriate software supporting files with name containing PXY in their extension. The solution to this problem is very simple. You should buy or download a free (if they exist) application that will allow you to open, browse and edit PXY format. It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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