PLC File - opening and understanding

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

What is a PLC file?

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

While we do not yet describe the PLC 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 PLC 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 PLC 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 PLC for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 27 different PLC openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

ArchiCADArchiCADUser submitted
AIMP3AIMP3User submitted
AIMP2AIMP2User submitted
SIEMENS STEP Programmable ControllerSIEMENS STEP Programmable ControllerUser submitted
AIMPAIMPUser submitted
PDF OwnerGuard License ManagerPDF OwnerGuard License ManagerUser submitted
RikCADRikCADUser submitted
JetAudio Plus XCV EditionJetAudio Plus XCV EditionUser submitted
AIMP ClassicAIMP ClassicUser submitted
SilkMeterSilkMeterUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
The Plastic Canvas Design StudioThe Plastic Canvas Design StudioUser submitted
PSPlotXPSPlotXUser submitted
Electronics Workbench UltiboardElectronics Workbench UltiboardUser submitted
MIKE ZeroMIKE ZeroUser submitted
Electronics WorkbenchElectronics WorkbenchUser submitted
Graphical Plot UtilityGraphical Plot UtilityUser submitted
SmartCUT ProSmartCUT ProUser submitted
LTi DriveManagerLTi DriveManagerUser submitted
Smart2DCuttingSmart2DCuttingUser submitted
AIMP2 ExtremePackAIMP2 ExtremePackUser submitted
Ladder MasterLadder MasterUser submitted
AIMP2 MegaPackAIMP2 MegaPackUser submitted
Nulsoft schoutcast plugin for AIMP2Nulsoft schoutcast plugin for AIMP2User submitted
InfoSAP CreatorInfoSAP CreatorUser submitted
DFX for AIMP2DFX for AIMP2User submitted
ProntoProntoUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!