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.ppf File Extension

Developer: Planit Software
File type: Edgecam Pathtrace Part File
You're here because you have a file that has a file extension ending in .ppf. Files with the file extension .ppf can only be launched by certain applications. It's possible that .ppf files are data files rather than documents or media, which means they're not meant to be viewed at all.

what is a .ppf file?

Files appended with the PPF extension are data part files created by Planit’s Edgecam, a CAM, or Computer-Aided Manufacturing program which is used to design components of a machine. It makes use of basic CAD (Computer-Aided Design) features specifically developed to aid in general manufacturing. Edgecam makes use of powerful automation tools including mill-turn machines, programming milling and turning. It also features knowledge based machining , a G-code generator, associative links to solid models and many more. PPF files are used to contain information on a component model including its display textures, material specifications, toolpaths, machine code, geometry, numerical control (NC) data and other part properties. To open and edit such files, the user may be required to have the file’s authoring software, which is Planit’s EdgeCam. Otherwise, the file may be converted to another format to enable viewing through other programs.

how to open a .ppf file?

Launch a .ppf file, or any other file on your PC, by double-clicking it. If your file associations are set up correctly, the application that's meant to open your .ppf file will open it. It's possible you may need to download or purchase the correct application. It's also possible that you have the correct application on your PC, but .ppf files aren't yet associated with it. In this case, when you try to open a .ppf file, you can tell Windows which application is the correct one for that file. From then on, opening a  .ppf file will open the correct application. Click here to fix .ppf file association errors

applications that open a .ppf file

EdgeCAM

EdgeCAM

Edgecam is a Computer Aided Manufacturing system (CAM), which is a system that usually works with Numerical controls. This provides the user with a toolpath generation with sophistication and is recommended for Mill-turning, milling, and Turning. EdgeCAM has many application concerning different fields such as EDGECAME Production Milling, EDgeCAM 4 and 5 Axis, EDGECAM Turning, EDGECAM Mill Turn, EDGECAM 3D Milling, EDGECAM Strategy Manager, EDGECAM Part Modeler, EDGECAM Waveform, EDGECAM Solid Machinist, EDGECAM Consultancy, EDGECAM MCS and EDGECAM Wire EDM. The minimum specification for the software to run is at least 32-bit or 64-bit Intel Pentium 4 processors 2GHz or higher, 2 GB for Windows Vista and Windows 7 and 4 GB for 64-bit systems. EDGECAM will need at least 10 GB of space from the Hard Drive, A graphics card with a minimum of 128 for Wireframe and 256 for Solid Model system, at least 1280 x 1024 screen resolution, Internet Explorer 6 or higher, Internet connection for the activation of the product.

a word of warning

Be careful not to rename the extension on .ppf files, or any other files. This will not change the file type. Only special conversion software can change a file from one file type to another.

what is a file extension?

A file extension is the set of three or four characters at the end of a filename; in this case, .ppf. File extensions tell you what type of file it is, and tell Windows what programs can open it. Windows often associates a default program to each file extension, so that when you double-click the file, the program launches automatically. When that program is no longer on your PC, you can sometimes get an error when you try to open the associated file.
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