PH File - opening and understanding

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

What is a PH file?

The .ph file extension is most commonly associated with Perl header files. The PH files contain header files that can be referenced by various Perl script files. The PH files contain code that has been written in the Perl language. These files are similar to C header files that contain the .h file extension, but are used by Perl programs.

The .ph file extension is also used for Geoworks optimized include files, Microsoft Windows Help file phrase-table files, AOL Phone Home data files, MRS-802 phrase audio data files and Profan header files.

How to open PH 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 PH for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different PH openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension PH

While we know of one file format using the .PH 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 .PH file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

MysticThumbsMysticThumbsUser submitted
VipVipUser submitted
vipCompilervipCompilerUser submitted
SwiftView ViewerSwiftView ViewerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PH-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 PH-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!