Files with pla extension may be found as projects created and saved in the ArchiCAD architecture drawing program.

There are 4 other file types using
the PLA file extension!

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PLA file extension - ArchiCAD project archive

What is pla file? How to open pla files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

File extension pla is used by ArchiCAD, architecture 3D drawing program from Grapisoft.

A .pla file used in ArchiCAD contains saved project archive, probably some sort of backup used by the program.

Updated: November 21, 2023

The default software associated to open pla file:

ArchiCAD icon

Graphisoft logoArchiCAD  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

ArchiCAD is architecture CAD software that is used to 2D and 3D drafting, visualization and contains other functions for architects, designers and planners.. It is able to design buildings, interiors, urban areas, etc.

Help how to open:

Use ArchiCAD to open and work with this type of *.pla files.

How to convert:

ArchiCAD supports export to several CAD formats. Most likely no other program can work with these PLA projects.

Find conversions from pla file:

pla to dwg

pla to dxf

pla to m3u

pla to mp3

pla to pdf

pla to wpl

Find converter to pla file type:

dwg to pla

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

Software that open pla file - ArchiCAD project archive

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

Microsoft Windows:

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