PL file extension - TeX property list font metric file
What is pl file? How to open pl files?
File type specification:
The PL file extension is also used by TeX, a typesetting system designed and mostly written by Donald Knuth. Together with the METAFONT language for font description and the Computer Modern typefaces, it was designed with two main goals in mind: to allow anybody to produce high-quality books using a reasonable amount of effort, and to provide a system that would give the exact same results on all computers, now and in the future. A *.pl file used in Tex contains property list font metric.
The default software associated to pl file type:
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TeX user groups
TeX Live provides a comprehensive TeX system with binaries for most flavors of Unix, including GNU/Linux, and also Windows. It includes all the major TeX-related programs, macro packages, and fonts that are free software, including support for many languages around the world.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .pl file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux 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 File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others pl file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pl file - TeX property list font metric file
Click on the software link for more information about TeX Live. TeX Live uses pl file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).