PSL File - opening and understanding

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

What is a PSL file?

A .PSL file is an IBM Personal Science Laboratory experiment file. Through our analysis of PSL files, we know that one use of the format is IBM Personal Science Laboratory experiment. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open PSL 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 PSL for different purposes.

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

Other file formats using extension .PSL

While IBM Personal Science Laboratory experiment is a popular type of PSL-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .PSL extension.

The PSL file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a PSL opener may not be able to open all kinds of PSL files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited PSL viewer.

Pattern Space Layout format

Through our analysis of PSL files, we know that one use of the format is Pattern Space Layout format. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

PSCADPSCADUser submitted
Miracle Project - ThailandMiracle Project - ThailandUser submitted
Aldec Active-HDLAldec Active-HDLUser submitted
Digital Photo Studio DeluxeDigital Photo Studio DeluxeUser submitted
PrintstationPrintstationUser submitted
PIE StudioPIE StudioUser submitted
SMLogixSMLogixUser submitted
MIRACLE PROJECTMIRACLE PROJECTUser submitted
MiCOMMiCOMUser submitted
CorelFLOWCorelFLOWUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PSL-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 PSL-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!