Files with pl extension can be found source codes or scripts written in Perl script programming language.

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

empty - Harvard palette

empty - Interleaf printerleaf (or WorldView) format file

empty - PROLOG language source code file

empty - TeX property list font metric file

empty - BRL-CAD 2D and 3D plot file

empty - Fractal Zplot palette

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PL file extension - Perl script language source code

What is pl file? How to open pl files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

pl file icon: pl filetype icon

File extension pl is associated with Perl, a stable, cross platform programming language. It is used for mission critical projects in the public and private sectors and is widely used to program web applications of all needs.

The pl extension is rare on the web, because Perl scripts are usually served as cgi. Perl is popular enough that there are a few out there, though. Although Perl won't let you insert code into static HTML pages, it does have a library specifically for generating web pages.

Using the Perl CGI library, you can generate all the parts of each web page using a specialized function; a command to generate the tag  etc. So, you don't have to use "print" to generate every single line of code, which must be handy.

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The default software associated to open pl file:

Perl  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:

A programming language that runs on over over 100 platforms from portables to mainframes.

Help how to open:

You can view and edit *.pl files in any text editor.

How to convert:

There is no way how to convert *.pl files to other formats, unless some kind of parser for Perl files exists.

List of software applications associated to the .pl 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 pl file, edit pl file, convert pl file, view pl file, play pl 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 pl files.

Software that open pl file - Perl script language source code

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

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