APLN files are used as plugins for Adobe InDesign desktop publishing software. InDesign is part of Adobe Creative Cloud services and software.

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Software that works with apln file extension

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APLN file extension - Adobe InDesign 3rd party plug-in file

What is apln file? How to open apln files?

File type specification:

Plugin, addon file type icon Plugin, addon file type

apln file icon: apln filetype icon

The APLN file extension is associated with the Adobe InDesign professional layout program for Mac and Windows computers for print and digital publishing.

The .apln file stores plug-in created by Adobe or 3rd party developers that adds new extra features to InDesign.

The default software associated to apln file type:

Adobe InDesign icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logo Adobe InDesign  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe InDesign is popular application for designing, preflighting and publishing documents for print, online, or to mobile devices. In InDesign graphic designers can create posters, flyers, brochures, books etc.

InDesign also supports export to digital SWF Flash format and EPUB format. Adobe InDesign is the successor to Adobe PageMaker. Adobe InDesign is distributed independently or as a part of some Adobe Creative Suite and Creative Cloud editions.

The latest version, Adobe InDesign CC is available through the new Adobe Creative Cloud subscription service. The previous version was InDesign CS6.

Help how to open APLN files:

Plugin .apln files are intended to use only with Adobe InDesign. You can import it to InDesign and add new functions to this DTP software.

How to convert file with extension APLN:

As far as we know, this .apln 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 software applications associated to the .apln 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 apln file, edit apln file, convert apln file, view apln file, play apln file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the apln files.

  • Import apln file
  • Settings apln file
  • Others apln file

Software that import apln file - Adobe InDesign 3rd party plug-in file

Click on the link to get more information about Adobe InDesign for import apln file action.

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