A pctl file extension is related to the Adobe PageMaker and used for its data files.

There is one other file type using
the PCTL file extension!

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Software that open pctl file

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PCTL file extension - Adobe PageMaker data

What is pctl file? How to open pctl files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

pctl file icon: pctl filetype icon

The pctl file extension is associated with the Adobe PageMaker, a desktop publishing computer program for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac computers.

The pctl file contains data.

Most likely some old format without support. No further information could be found.

This pctl file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: February 12, 2019

The default software associated to open pctl file:

Adobe Pagemaker icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Pagemaker  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

One of the first desktop publishing programs, introduced in 1985 by Aldus Corporation, initially for the then-new Apple Macintosh and in 1987 for PCs running the then-new Windows 1.0.

It was later bought by Adobe and rebranded Adobe PageMaker. The last version Adobe PageMaker 7 was released in 2001 and in 2004 the product was discontinued and slowly replaced by Adobe InDesign.

Adobe Pagemaker for Mac icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Pagemaker for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

A desktop publishing software, used to create high-quality publications such as brochures and newsletters.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pctl file - Adobe PageMaker data

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use pctl file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open pctl file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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