The File Extensions Database

.PNS File Extension

  • Category: Raster Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .PNS file?

.PNS is PNG Stereo Image

Stereoscopic image used for creating 3D effects from 2D images; contains two side-by-side .PNG images that produce a three-dimensional image when combined together in a stereoscopic image rendering software.

PNS images are not as popular as JPEG Stereo (.JPS) or Multi-Picture Object (.MPO) files.

Programs that open PNG Stereo Image
NVIDIA 3D Vision Photo Viewer
File Type 2:

Pelco CCTV Video File

Developer by: Pelco Category: Video Files Format: Binary

Video file captured by a Pelco closed circuit television (CCTV) system; saves the video in a proprietary format that can only be viewed using the Pelco software bundled with the security system; used for saving security videos.

File Type 3:

Popnoggin Subject File

Developer by: Popspring Category: Data Files Format: XML

Data file used by Popnoggin, an educational program that displays pop-up questions in the middle of games and other programs; saved in an XML format and contains the subject categories for questions displayed by the program.

Popnoggin allows children to earn game play time as they answer questions under a "pay-to-play" model. The program tracks the time spent on games and questions as well as each user's scores.

NOTE: Popnoggin is no longer developed and is not available for download.

How to solve problems with PNS files

  • Associate the PNS file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any PNS file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.PNS files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the PNS file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .PNS is PNG Stereo Image. Because only the current version supports the latest PNS file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .PNS is PNG Stereo Image update.
  • To make sure that your PNS file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.