PGL file format description
Many people share .pgl files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .pgl file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .pgl files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.pgl - PowerGREP Library
The PGL data files are related to PowerGREP. The PGL file is a PowerGREP Library. PowerGREP is a powerful Windows grep tool. Quickly search through large numbers of files on your PC or network, including text and binary files, compressed archives, MS Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PDF files, OpenOffice files, etc.
- Data files
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- PowerGREP Library related extensions:
.hpg - HP Graphic Language Document
The HPG graphic files are related to XnView. The HPG file is a HP Graphic Language Document. HPGL, sometimes hyphenated as HP-GL, is the primary printer control language used by Hewlett-Packard plotters.
- Graphic files
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- gl2, hg1, hg2, hgl, hp, hp1, hp2, hpgl, hpgl2, pgl
- HP Graphic Language Document related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .pgl file extension. Even harmful programs can create .pgl files. Be especially cautious with .pgl files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .pgl file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .pgl file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
gl, gpl, lgl, ogl, pbl, pfl, pg, pg1, pgi, pgm, pgo, pgp, phl, pl, plg
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Microsoft Developer Studio Build Log
- Gimp Palette Data
- Atari ST Graphics Processor Image
- IBM Rational Rose Petal File
- Icon Phile Scheme
- Sybase PowerBuilder Source Code Library
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