PLE File - opening and understanding

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

What is a PLE file?

Files with the .ple extension are most commonly associated with the Messenger Plus! software application. Messenger Plus! allows users to message instantly online. The PLE files contain encrypted logs that are created by the Messenger Plus! application.

The .ple file extension is also used for Phone2PC sound files.

How to open PLE 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 PLE for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different PLE openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension PLE

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

Messenger PlusMessenger PlusUser submitted
Messenger PlusMessenger PlusUser submitted
Messenger Plus! & SponsorMessenger Plus! & SponsorUser submitted
ELKPlayerELKPlayerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PLE-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 PLE-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!