Files with gpl extension are associated with GNU Public License text files. 

There are 2 other file types using
the GPL file extension!

empty icon.gpl - Street Atlas USA GPL log

empty icon.gpl - GenePix Lab Book format

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GPL file extension - GNU Public Licence text file

What is gpl file? How to open gpl files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

The gpl file extension is used for GNU Public License text files, such as readme.gpl. The .gpl file is viewable in any text editor, like Notepad, Notepad++, gedit, TextEdit etc.

GNU Public License is the most widely used free software license.

Help how to open:

Use any text editor to view content of .gpl text files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .gpl 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 .gpl file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open gpl file, edit gpl file, convert gpl file, view gpl file, play gpl file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 gpl files.

Software that open gpl file - GNU Public Licence text file

Programs supporting the exension gpl on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open gpl file action.

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