PL1 File Type

- The quick facts

What are PL1 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PL1 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 PL1 file?

The PL1 file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the PL1 file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the PL1 file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about PL1 files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open PL1 files

Important: Different programs may use files with the PL1 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PL1 file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different PL1 openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of PL1 files. Remember, different programs may use PL1 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

3D Home Architect Application3D Home Architect ApplicationUser submitted
Lacerte Tax PlannerLacerte Tax PlannerUser submitted
Chief Architect Home Designer SuiteChief Architect Home Designer SuiteUser submitted
Chief Architect ApplicationChief Architect ApplicationUser submitted
Better Homes and Gardens Home DesignerBetter Homes and Gardens Home DesignerUser submitted
Better Homes and Gardens Home Designer ProfessionalBetter Homes and Gardens Home Designer ProfessionalUser submitted
Better Homes and Gardens Home Designer SuiteBetter Homes and Gardens Home Designer SuiteUser submitted
PLMPLMUser submitted
Trading Spaces Design CompanionTrading Spaces Design CompanionUser submitted
3D Home Architect3D Home ArchitectUser submitted

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