Solved PDF files open as pictures?? Tags: PDF Macintosh Mac OS X Last response: March 18, 2011 5:01 AM in Mac Os X Share mnben March 2, 2011 6:06:09 AM guy i need help, this time with my mac book pro. when i try to open a PDF type file it thinks it is a picture and i cant open the file. what do i do to change this, i have tried changing file format and it still opens as a picture??? thx BP More about : pdf files open pictures Best solution Rogue77777 March 2, 2011 12:36:45 PM I'm not sure if mac's are located in the same place as windows, but open "Explore" - go to "File Types", in your folder options, and locate the file extension - select change - locate your PDF - point it Abode Reader. Share mnben March 6, 2011 9:49:06 PM thx it worked m 0 l Related resources I have Mindows 7 and Open Office - how do I read PDF files? - Forum PDF FILES will not open - Tech Support how to get my computer to automatically use adobe to open pdf files - Forum How to open pdf files on windows 7 - Forum Accidently converted all files to pdf and can t open them - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer photonboy March 7, 2011 5:22:34 AM For future reference you can also do the following: Method #1: 1) right-click the file 2) "open with" 3) "choose default program" This also works with pictures or videos. Method #2: 1) Start Menu 2) Default Programs *You may need to add the "Default Programs" link by right-clicking->Properties from your Start Menu. The above is for Windows 7. It will be the same or similar for XP/Vista. m 0 l mnben March 16, 2011 6:58:43 AM did you not read the original post?? i said for my mac but thx anyway m 0 l mnben March 18, 2011 5:01:21 AM Best answer selected by mnben. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Cannot open Pdf files recieved by email Forum Cannot open pdf files Forum Cannot open Pdf files recieved by email Forum Solvedunable to open pdf file solution Cannot open pdf files Forum How to open pdf files on windows 7 Forum Windows media player does not open pdf files app Forum How to open pdf files on windows files Forum How to open pdf files on windows files Forum How to open pdf files on windows 7 Forum How to open pdf files in windows xp Forum how do you print a file with pictures in windows 8 that has been converted from pdf to word solution Getting pdf files to open on my windows 7 Forum Can not open pdf files Forum How to open .pdf files? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Mac Os X categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !