PL File

What are PL files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PL file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a PL file?

PL files have multiple uses, and Perl Script is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Perl Script

These are scripts written in the Perl programming language. Perl is a high-level dynamic programming language that was initially developed in 1987 by Larry Wall.

PL files are commonly used for applications that parse and analyze text, or any other task that must be performed on a server without a graphical user interface.

Perl can also be used to extend web server functionality through CGI scripts.

The scripts are in plain text and can be opened by any text editor.

How to open PL files

We have identified six PL openers that are compatible with this specific type of PL file.

Programs that open Perl Script files

Bitberry File OpenerBitberry File OpenerVerified

Last updated: January 16, 2023

More file formats using the PL extension

Through our research of PL files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • PhotoList Image
  • PROGRESS Procedure Library

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Microsoft Web Platform ExtensionsMicrosoft Web Platform ExtensionsUser submitted
MasterCookMasterCookUser submitted
Edge Code CCEdge Code CCUser submitted
progeCAD ProfessionalprogeCAD ProfessionalUser submitted
PrologPrologUser submitted
BracketsBracketsUser submitted
My1TV PlayerMy1TV PlayerUser submitted
BluefishBluefishUser submitted
Materials StudioMaterials StudioUser submitted
UntisUntisUser submitted

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