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What are P files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a P file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your P files.

What is a P file?

P files have multiple uses, and Pascal Source Code is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Pascal Source Code File

Pascal is a programming language used by programmers to, primarily, create desktop applications. The source code is transformed into an executable program by a compiler - in this case, a compiler for the Pascal programming language.

While some Pascal files are saved with the file extension .P, it is more common to use file extension .PAS.

How to open P files

We have identified two P openers that are compatible with this specific type of P file.

Programs that open Pascal Source Code files

Last updated: September 22, 2023

All known file formats using extension .P

While Pascal Source Code File is a popular type of P-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .P file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Applause Picture

We know that one P format is Applause Picture. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested nine different P openers which you will find listed below.


We know that one P format is MATLAB P-Code. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

P opener for Windows

We have identified one P opener that is compatible with this specific type of P file.


Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of P files. Remember, different programs may use P files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Adobe AcrobatAdobe AcrobatUser submitted
ETHNOSETHNOSUser submitted
Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft OfficeUser submitted
Quincy IDEQuincy IDEUser submitted
Sage Accounts Production AdvancedSage Accounts Production AdvancedUser submitted
Sage Accounts Production Advanced Format EditorSage Accounts Production Advanced Format EditorUser submitted
TeraPadTeraPadUser submitted
Translator FreeTranslator FreeUser submitted

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