Files with plan extension are designs saved in Chief Architect program. The program is used for architectural home design.

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

empty icon.plan - Calligra Plan document

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Software that open plan file

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PLAN file extension - Chief Architect plan

What is plan file? How to open plan files?

File type specification:

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

File extension plan is associated with the Chief Architect, a professional 3D architectural home design software, developed by Chief Architect, Inc.

A .plan file stores plan, design created in the Chief Architect.

Updated: November 21, 2023

The default software associated to open plan file:

Chief Architect picture or screenshot

Chief Architect, Inc. logoChief Architect  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Chief Architect, Inc.

Chief Architect is application used to design home architecture. It is useful software for builders, designers, remodelers, architects, drafters etc.

Help how to open:

You can work with *.plan files only with the Chief Architect software.

How to convert:

You need to export the PLAN files to DXF or DWG in order to work with them in other CAD programs.

Find conversions from plan file:

plan to dwg

plan to dxf

plan to pdf

Find converter to plan file type:

catom to plan

dwg to plan

pdf to plan

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

Software that open plan file - Chief Architect plan

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

Microsoft Windows:

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