.PP5 File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .PP5 file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2024.

PP5 File Recovery

What is a .PP5 file?

Image file created by Corel Picture Publisher version 5, an image editing program previously owned by Micrografx; stores an image in a proprietary format; can be created and edited with Picture Publisher's text, drawing, and painting tools.

What Are Common Causes of ".PP5" Files Lost or Failure?

There are several common causes of ".PP5" files being lost or experiencing failure:

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may unintentionally delete ".PP5" files while organizing or cleaning up their computer system.
  2. Software or hardware issues: Issues with the software or hardware used to open or save ".PP5" files can lead to data corruption or loss.
  3. Virus or malware attacks: Malicious software can infect and damage ".PP5" files, making them inaccessible or unusable.
  4. Power outages or system crashes: Sudden power outages or system crashes during the saving or editing process can result in ".PP5" file loss or corruption.
  5. File system errors: Errors within the file system, such as disk errors or file system corruption, can cause ".PP5" files to become lost or inaccessible.
  6. Incompatible software or file format changes: If the software used to create or open ".PP5" files becomes incompatible or the file format changes, it can lead to file failure or loss.
  7. Human error: Mistakes made by users, such as accidental formatting of a storage device or improper handling of files, can result in ".PP5" file loss.
  8. Physical damage to storage media: Physical damage to storage devices, such as hard drives or memory cards, can cause ".PP5" files to become lost or corrupted.

It is important to regularly backup ".PP5" files and implement proper file management practices to minimize the risk of file loss or failure.

How to recover lost ".PP5" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".PP5" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".PP5" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".PP5" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".PP5" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".PP5" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".PP5" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo picture Publisher 5 Image File image file file?

Programs that open ".PP5" files

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019

Additional Information

  • File type: Picture Publisher 5 Image File

  • File extension: .PP5

  • Developer: Corel

  • Category: Raster Image Files

  • Format: Binary


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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

Oleg Afonin

Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What is a ".PP5 backup" file and how is it created?

    A ".PP5 backup" file is a backup file created by the software program "PowerProducer 5" developed by CyberLink. PowerProducer 5 is a video authoring and disc burning software that allows users to create DVDs, Blu-ray discs, and other video projects.

    When you save a project in PowerProducer 5, it creates a ".PP5" file which contains all the project data, such as video clips, audio files, transitions, menus, and other settings. This file serves as a project file that can be reopened and edited later.

    To create a backup of your project in PowerProducer 5, you can simply make a copy of the ".PP5" file and store it in a safe location, such as an external hard drive or cloud storage. This backup file ensures that you can restore your project in case the original file gets corrupted or lost.

  • How can I restore a ".PP5 backup" file and recover the data it contains?

    To restore a ".PP5 backup" file and recover the data it contains, you will need to follow these steps:

    1. Identify the software or application that created the ".PP5 backup" file. ".PP5" is not a common file extension, so determining the specific software is crucial.
    2. Install the software or application that created the backup file on your computer. Ensure you have the latest version of the software to ensure compatibility.
    3. Open the software and navigate to the restore or import function. This option is usually found in the File or Tools menu.
    4. Choose the ".PP5 backup" file you want to restore. Browse your computer's file system to locate the backup file. If the software has a specific folder for backups, check there first.
    5. Follow the on-screen instructions provided by the software to complete the restore process. The steps may vary depending on the software, so carefully read and follow the instructions.
    6. Once the restore process is complete, you should be able to access the recovered data within the software or application. Check the appropriate sections or modules to find your restored data.

    Note: If you are unsure about the software that created the ".PP5 backup" file or encounter any difficulties during the restore process, it is recommended to contact the software's support team for assistance. They can provide specific guidance based on the software you are using.

  • Are there any specific software programs or tools that are required to open and work with ".PP5 backup" files?

    .PP5 backup files are typically associated with the Parallels Desktop virtualization software. To open and work with these files, you would need to have Parallels Desktop installed on your computer. Parallels Desktop allows users to run virtual machines on their Mac, and the .PP5 backup files are created when you back up a virtual machine using Parallels Desktop.

    Once you have Parallels Desktop installed, you can simply double-click on the .PP5 backup file to restore the virtual machine or access its contents. Alternatively, you can open Parallels Desktop and use the "Restore" or "Import" option to restore the virtual machine from the .PP5 backup file.

    It's worth noting that Parallels Desktop is a paid software, so you would need to purchase a license to use it.

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