A ppk file extension is associated with the PuTTY and used for its private key files.

There are 2 other file types using
the PPK file extension!

empty icon.ppk - PPK archive

ppk icon.ppk - Sunnysoft InterWrite keyboard definition

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Software that open ppk file

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PPK file extension - PuTTY Win32 Telnet/SSH client private key

What is ppk file? How to open ppk files?

File type specification:

Encoded and encrypted file type icon Encoded and encrypted file type

The ppk file extension is related PuTTY, a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows and Unix platforms, developed by Simon Tatham.

The ppk file contains saved PuTTY private key.

Updated: January 23, 2019

The default software associated to open ppk file:

PuTTY icon

PuTTY  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Simon Tatham

PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows and Unix platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator. It is written and maintained primarily by Simon Tatham.

Help how to open:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ppk file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open ppk file, edit ppk file, convert ppk file, view ppk file, play ppk file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ppk file - PuTTY Win32 Telnet/SSH client private key

Click on the software link for more information about PuTTY. PuTTY uses ppk file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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