PFL File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a PFL file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .PFL files.

What is a PFL file?

The .pfl file type is primarily viewed as a project file format created using PDF altering tools. PFL files are also known as modified PDF files. PDFill is one of the various tools available in the Microsoft Windows operating system that can open.pfl files. Developed by PlotSoft, LLC, PDFill tool allows user to modify/edit or create new files that can later be accessed with Adobe Reader. PDFill tool also features an interface closely similar to MS Word.

Essentially, .Pfl files are used by the PDFill tool for immediate retrieval of PDF projects that are still in progress. Users can immediately save the PDF files that they are editing as .pfl extension. After which, the edited .pfl file can finally be exported as a standard PDF file, available for Adobe Reader users.

How to open PFL files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension PFL for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different PFL openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension PFL

While we know of one file format using the .PFL file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .PFL file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PFL-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with PFL-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!