The PHL file extension is related to the Amazon Kindle e-book reader. The *.phl file contains data to view popular highlights in e-books.

There are 3 other file types using
the PHL file extension!

empty icon.phl - PHP source data

empty icon.phl - Database configuration file

empty icon.phl - Icon Phile scheme file

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PHL file - Amazon Kindle popular highlights file

What is phl file? How to open phl files?

The PHL file extension is associated with the Amazon Kindle a e-book reading device and same named e-book reading software for various platforms. The *.phl file stores popular part of texts in an e-book highlighted by Kindle users.

The *.phl file is simple text with XML schema.

The default software associated to phl file type:

Amazon Kindle icon, Inc. logoAmazon Kindle  Amazon Kindle software

Company or developer:, Inc.

Kindle is an portable e-book reading device from Amazon. It is used to download, browse, and read e-books, newspapers, magazines. Kinde supports mainly AZW and MOBI files, but you can convert other formats to be readable in Kindle, including DOC, HTML, PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP or ZIP.

Help how to open:

The PHL file is viewable in Amazon Kindle.

How to convert:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

List of software applications associated to the .phl 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 phl file, edit phl file, convert phl file, view phl file, play phl 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting phl files.

  • View phl file
  • Settings phl file

phl file viewer - programs that view phl file - Amazon Kindle popular highlights file

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

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

Windows Phone / Windows 10 Mobile:

Blackberry mobile phones and devices:

Amazon Kindle:

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