TPL File Type

- The quick facts

What are TPL files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a TPL 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 TPL file?

TPL files have multiple uses, and Act! Template is one of them.

Act! Template

Act!, previously Sage Act, is a marketing and CRM software solution. It stores template files using the .tpl file extension.

How to open TPL files

We have identified one TPL opener that is compatible with this specific type of TPL file.

Programs that open Act! Template files

ACT! by SageACT! by SageVerified

Last updated: June 29, 2022

All known file formats using extension .TPL

While Act! Template is a popular type of TPL-file, we know of 7 different uses of the .TPL extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Template File

Files that contain the .tpl file extension are most commonly associated with a variety of different file templates. A wide range of software applications uses the .tpl extension to save various template documents.

Template documents allow a user to store blank files with specific settings to be used to create several similar documents in the future. TPL files commonly store details such as the file layout and the file's properties. The user can then type in the information needed to customize the template as necessary and create many similar documents without having to recreate the settings for each one.

Applications that commonly use the .tpl file extension for file templates include Access Workflow, ACT!, DataCAD, and TextBridge, among a variety of other computer applications.

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

More file formats using the TPL extension

Through our research of TPL files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • ArtCAM Toolpath Template
  • Better Working Eight-In-One Spreadsheet
  • Easy Working: The Planner Spreadsheet
  • Labeler (v2.0) / Labels Unlimited (v1.0) Template
  • Wii TPL Images Container

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of TPL files. Remember, different programs may use TPL 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
Ulead Photo ExpressUlead Photo ExpressUser submitted
Ulead Photo Express SEUlead Photo Express SEUser submitted
Microsoft Web Platform ExtensionsMicrosoft Web Platform ExtensionsUser submitted
Ipe ApplicationIpe ApplicationUser submitted
FusionHDTVFusionHDTVUser submitted
Nova Development Photo ExplosionNova Development Photo ExplosionUser submitted
Edge Code CCEdge Code CCUser submitted
Canvas XCanvas XUser submitted
ArenaArenaUser submitted

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