PL file format description
Many people share .pl files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .pl file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .pl files.
6 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.pl - Perl Script
The PL development files are related to Perl. The PL file is a Perl Script. Perl is a general-purpose programming language originally developed for text manipulation and now used for a wide range of tasks including system administration, web development, network programming, GUI development, and more.
.pl - SWI-Prolog Source Code
The PL development files are related to SWI-Prolog. The PL file is a SWI-Prolog Source Code. SWI-Prolog offers a comprehensive Free Software Prolog environment, licensed under the Lesser GNU Public License.
.pl - TeX Property List
The PL data files are related to teTeX. The PL file is a TeX Property List. TeX is a typesetting system which was designed and written by Donald Knuth.
- Data files
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- TeX Property List related extensions:
.pl - Fractal Zplot Palette Data
The PL data files are related to Fractal Zplot. The PL file is a Fractal Zplot Palette Data. Fractal Zplot is an interactive program for generating fractal images.
- Fractal Zplot
- Data files
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- Fractal Zplot Palette Data related extensions:
.pl - BRL-CAD 2D Plot Data
The PL data files are related to BRL-CAD. The PL file is a BRL-CAD 2D Plot Data. BRL-CAD is a constructive solid geometry (CSG) solid modeling computer-aided design (CAD) system.
.pl - Interleaf WorldView Printerleaf Data
The PL document files are related to Interleaf WorldView. The PL file is an Interleaf WorldView Printerleaf Data. WorldView is a comprehensive electronic document distribution system which enables customers to transform various types of electronic data into collections of interrelated information for distribution online, by CD-ROM, diskette or other media type for viewing on PCs and Workstations. The Interleaf WorldView seems to be no longer supported.
- Interleaf WorldView
- Document files
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- Interleaf WorldView Printerleaf Data related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .pl file extension. Even harmful programs can create .pl files. Be especially cautious with .pl files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .pl 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 .pl file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ll, lp, ol, p1, pi, pk, pm, po, pp
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- List and Label Preview
- Perl Module
- Valve Hammer Object Layout
- PM Bitmap Image
- PTC Creo Model File
- Altair FEKO Charges Data
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