Part file created by Edgecam, a computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) program used to design machine components; contains a part or component model, including its geometry, toolpaths, numerical control (NC) data, machine code, display textures, material specifications, and other part properties.
PPF files are used to save and load part project information. They may be used to generate automated machine processes.
Image file created by Corel Picture Publisher, a program previously owned by Micrografx; contains a bitmap image; can be created and edited with various text, drawing, and painting tools in Picture Publisher.
PPF files are created by Picture Publisher versions 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10. Previous Picture Publisher versions use .PP4 and .PP5 files. Picture Publisher is no longer supported, but PPF files can still be opened by CorelDRAW Graphics Suite.
Project created with PUBLISHER, an advanced translation memory solution for translating documentation; stores translated documents in a bilingual format using an object-oriented database; the optimized PPF database may include both text and binary objects.
Patch file format used mainly for updating video game ROMs; originally developed for updating PlayStation games, but can also be used to patch NES, SNES, N64, and PSP games; may be created with PPF Studio and opened with PPF-O-Matic.
PPF files are similar to .IPS patch files, but are not limited to patching the first 16MB of a file. Therefore, PPF files can also be used to patch ISO disc images, such as CDs and DVDs.