.PXD 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 .PXD file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2024.

PXD File Recovery

What is a .PXD file?

Image created by Pixlr, a Flash-based image editor that runs in a Web browser; supports multiple layers as well as drawn graphics and text on each layer; allows images to be saved from the Web browser to the the local computer and then loaded again through the Pixlr Web interface.

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

There can be several common causes for ".PXD" file loss or failure. Some of them include:

  1. Accidental deletion: This is one of the most common causes of file loss. Users may mistakenly delete ".PXD" files while organizing or cleaning up their computer.
  2. File system corruption: Issues with the file system on the storage device can lead to file loss or failure. This can occur due to improper system shutdowns, power outages, or disk errors.
  3. Virus or malware attacks: Malicious software can corrupt or delete files on a computer, including ".PXD" files. Viruses can infect the system and cause data loss or damage.
  4. Software or hardware issues: Problems with the software or hardware that handles ".PXD" files can also lead to loss or failure. This could include software crashes, conflicts, or compatibility issues.
  5. Disk formatting or partitioning: Formatting or partitioning a disk without proper backup can result in the loss of all data, including ".PXD" files.
  6. Physical damage to storage devices: If the storage device containing ".PXD" files gets physically damaged, such as due to water, fire, or impact, it can result in file loss or failure.
  7. Human error: Mistakes made by users, such as accidental overwriting, improper file handling, or incorrect file transfers, can lead to ".PXD" file loss.
  8. Software bugs or glitches: Occasionally, software bugs or glitches can cause files to become inaccessible or corrupt, resulting in ".PXD" file failure.

It is important to regularly back up your ".PXD" files to prevent permanent loss in case any of these issues occur.

How to recover lost ".PXD" 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 ".PXD" file may be deleted.

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

Use programs for recovering ".PXD" 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 ".PXD" 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.

Partition Recovery™ 4.9
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 ".PXD" 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 ".PXD" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo pixlr Layered Image image file file?

Programs that open ".PXD" files

Autodesk Pixlr Autodesk Pixlr

Additional Information

  • File type: Pixlr Layered Image

  • File extension: .PXD

  • Developer: Autodesk

  • Category: Raster Image Files

  • Format: Binary

  • File types that use the extension .PXD:

    • Pixlr Layered Image

    • Pyrex Definition File


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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 the purpose of the .PXD file format?

    The .PXD file format is used for storing and managing projects in the Pixlr Editor software. Pixlr Editor is a web-based image editing tool that allows users to create, edit, and manipulate images. The .PXD format is specifically designed to save projects in Pixlr Editor, preserving all the layers, effects, adjustments, and other editing elements used in the project. This format enables users to save their work and continue editing it later, ensuring that all the changes and modifications are retained. Additionally, the .PXD files can be shared with others who have access to Pixlr Editor, allowing them to open and edit the project in its original format.

  • Which software programs support the .PXD format?

    The .PXD file format is primarily associated with the Pixlr Editor, an online photo editing software. It is the native file format used by Pixlr Editor to save the project files. Therefore, the .PXD format is specifically supported by Pixlr Editor.

  • Can the .PXD format be easily converted to other image file formats?

    No, the .PXD format cannot be easily converted to other image file formats. The .PXD format is specific to Pixlr, an online photo editing tool, and is not widely supported by other image editing software or viewers. To convert a .PXD file to another format, you would need to first export or save the image as a different file type (such as JPEG, PNG, or TIFF) within Pixlr, and then use other software or online converters to further convert it if necessary.

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