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Informations about the PSO filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .pso filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .pso file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.pso - Microsoft DirectX D3D Compiled Pixel Shader

The PSO file is a Development file, which is connected to the Microsoft DirectX D3D Compiled Pixel Shader according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Microsoft DirectX D3D Compiled Pixel Shader (.pso) files can be opened or converted with the help of DirectX SDK.

Format description:
PSO format description not yet available
DirectX SDK
Magic string:
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Related links:
Related extensions:
Microsoft DirectX DirectDraw Surface
Microsoft DirectX Compressed Texture
Microsoft DirectX D3D Effect
Microsoft DirectX D3D High Level Shader Language
Microsoft DirectX D3D Vertex Shader
Microsoft DirectX D3D Compiled Vertex Shader

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .pso file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .pso extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .pso files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .pso file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .pso file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .pso file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .pso file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .pso extension

The .pso filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .pso files.

lso, so, psp, psk, ps, po, oso, spo, pwo, psl, psi, pos, pco

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .pso file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .pso extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

Logic Audio Project
SPOCK External Objects Data
OvenWATCH Paste File
Open Shading Compiled Object
Scitor Project Scheduler Planning File

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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