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PHL file format description

Many people share .phl files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .phl file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .phl files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.phl - Icon Phile Scheme

The PHL data files are related to Icon Phile. The PHL file is an Icon Phile Scheme. Icon Phile is a small program for customizing windows's system icons. The Icon Phile seems to be no longer supported.

Icon Phile
Data files
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Icon Phile Scheme related extensions:
Dpatch Patch Data
SigmaWinLite Data
Strange Eons Data
SmartDraw Library
SofTV Author File
PuzzleView Puzzle

.phl - Amazon Kindle Public Highlights Data

The PHL ebook files are related to Amazon Kindle (E-book reader device). The PHL file is an Amazon Kindle Public Highlights Data. The Amazon Kindle is a series of e-book readers designed and marketed by

Amazon Kindle (E-book reader device)
Ebook files
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Amazon Kindle Public Highlights Data related extensions:
Adobe Content Server Message
Open eBook Document
Apple iBooks Document
FictionBook 2 E-Book
Web Manga Document
Adobe Reader Electronic Book Exchange File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .phl file extension. Even harmful programs can create .phl files. Be especially cautious with .phl files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .phl 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.

The .phl file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

hl, hpl, ohl, pbl, pgl, ph, phi, phk, phm, pho, php, pjl, pl, plh, pml

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

PowerBASIC DOS Static Library
HP Graphic Language Document
IBM Rational Rose Petal File
Quixote Python Template Language Data
Sybase PowerBuilder Source Code Library
PATCHMASTER Pulsed Tree Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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