A ps1 file extension is related to the Windows PowerShell and used for its script files.

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Software that open ps1 file

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PS1 file extension - Windows PowerShell cmdlet script

What is ps1 file? How to open ps1 files?

The ps1 file extension is associated with Windows PowerShell by Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft Windows PowerShell command line shell and scripting language helps IT professionals achieve control in system and automate system tasks.

The ps1 file stores script for automating tasks written in PowerShell scripting language. It is similar to bat and cmd scripts.

The default software associated to open ps1 file:

Windows PowerShell icon

Microsoft Corporation logoWindows PowerShell  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

PowerShell is a command-line shell and scripting language that is designed for system administration and Automation.  It is a part of Microsoft Windows operating system.

Windows PowerShell ISE icon

Microsoft Corporation logoWindows PowerShell ISE  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE) allows users to write, run, and test scripts in ways that are not available in the Windows PowerShell Console. The ISE adds syntax-coloring, tab completion, IntelliSense, visual debugging, and context sensitive Help.

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

A family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS. MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Microsoft Windows 11.

Help how to open:

Use Windows PowerShell ISE, or any other text/source code editor to view content of *.ps1 files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .ps1 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 ps1 file, edit ps1 file, convert ps1 file, view ps1 file, play ps1 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting ps1 files.

Software that open ps1 file - Windows PowerShell cmdlet script

Programs supporting the exension ps1 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open ps1 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with ps1 file by default:
Windows PowerShell small icon Windows PowerShell
Windows PowerShell ISE small icon Windows PowerShell ISE
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows Shell
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Atom small icon Atom
PSPad small icon PSPad
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:



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