There are 6 other file types using
the PL file extension!

pl file - Harvard palette file

pl file - Interleaf printerleaf (or WorldView) format file

pl file - Perl script language source code

pl file - PROLOG language source code file

pl file - TeX property list font metric file

pl file - Fractal Zplot palette file

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PL file extension - BRL-CAD 2D and 3D plot file

What is pl file? How to open pl files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

The PL file extension is associated with the BRL-CAD solid geometry modeling package developed by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory.

The package includes a large collection of tools and utilities including an interactive geometry editor, raytracing and generic framebuffer libraries, a network-distributed image-processing and signal-processing capability, and an embedded scripting language.

The .pl file stores 2D, or 3D plots.

The default software associated to pl file type:

BRL-CAD picture or screenshot

BRL-CAD  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  BRL-CAD Development Team and US Army

BRL-CAD is open source solid modeling system that includes interactive geometry editing, high-performance ray-tracing for rendering and geometric analysis, image and signal-processing tools etc.

Help how to open PL files:

Use BRL-CAD to open .pl plot files.

How to convert file with extension PL:

As far as we know, this .pl file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .pl file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open pl file, edit pl file, convert pl file, view pl file, play pl file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others pl file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pl file - BRL-CAD 2D and 3D plot file

Click on the software link for more information about BRL-CAD. BRL-CAD uses pl file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).


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