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. mnben March 6, 2011 9:49:06 PM thx it worked Related resources Windows media player does not open pdf files app - Forum Can't open Adobe PDF files - Forum Need to convert PDF files to PowerPoint,Any suggestion? - Forum How to open pdf files on windows 7 - Forum Cannot open Pdf files recieved by email - 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. mnben March 16, 2011 6:58:43 AM did you not read the original post?? i said for my mac but thx anyway mnben March 18, 2011 5:01:21 AM Best answer selected by mnben. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCannot open Pdf files recieved by email ForumCannot open pdf files ForumHow to open pdf files on windows 7 ForumHow to open pdf files on windows files ForumHow to open pdf files on windows files ForumHow to open pdf files on windows 7 ForumHow to open pdf files ForumProblems opening pdf files e.mails windows 7 ForumCan not open pdf files ForumHow to break RSD password for blocked sites ForumHow to copy files to an SD card ForumTime Machine will not back up some files ForumPro tools session ptf won't open ForumHow to delete files in photoshop ForumFinder not reading some files More resources Read discussions in other Mac Os X categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !