What are POD files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a POD 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 POD file?
POD files have multiple uses, and Plain Old Documentation format is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Plain Old Documentation format
POD is an acronym for Plain Old Documentation. The .pod file extension is most commonly associated with the Perl programming language. These files contain text files that document the source code written in the Perl language. They are used to document publicly-released Perl modules and Perl manual pages.
How to open POD files
We have identified one POD opener that is compatible with this specific type of POD file.
Programs that open Plain Old Documentation format files
Last updated: March 10, 2023
All known file formats using extension .POD
While Plain Old Documentation format is a popular type of POD-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .POD file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
These files contain project data created with OpenProj, an open-source project management software.
OpenProj is a free alternative to Microsoft Project and offers many similar features, like task scheduling, deadlines, person assignments, etc.
POD opener for Windows
We have identified 2 POD openers that are compatible with this specific type of POD file.
Disney Games Game Data Archive
We know that one POD format is Disney Games Game Data Archive. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested six different POD openers which you will find listed below.
Pico-8 POD Data Archive
We know that one POD format is Pico-8 POD Data Archive. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of POD files. Remember, different programs may use POD files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Microsoft Office||User submitted|
|PowerVR SDK||User submitted|
|Dragon UnPACKer||User submitted|
|Hoyle Casino||User submitted|
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