File Extension Library

.PS1XML File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .PS1XML file?

.PS1XML file extension is created by Microsoft. .PS1XML has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .PS1XML file is XML.

.PS1XML is Windows PowerShell Display Configuration File

Configuration file used by Windows PowerShell, a shell program included with Windows 7; contains XML definitions for how output is displayed within the console; used for formatting directory listings, help pages, registry information, and other output.

Windows PowerShell includes several PS1XML files as part of the installation. These files are somewhat complicated and should not be edited without a good understanding of their content.

List of all softwares that can open the Windows PowerShell Display Configuration File
Microsoft Windows PowerShell

How to Open .PS1XML file on different platforms

Open .PS1XML File on Windows

  • Right-click a .PS1XML
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .PS1XML file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .PS1XML files" Press "Ok"

Open .PS1XML File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .PS1XML file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .PS1XML File on Linux

Right click on the .PS1XML file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .PS1XML File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .PS1XML file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .PS1XML File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .PS1XML files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .PS1XML files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .PS1XML files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .PS1XML file format
  2. You need to check the .PS1XML file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)