A plot file extension is related to the UNIX Plot File Format used for plotters.

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Software that open plot file

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PLOT file extension - Vector graphics

What is plot file? How to open plot files?

File type specification:

Vector graphic file type icon Vector graphic file type

UNIX Plot Files are a very simple vector type format for describing line drawings. The plot file consists of a series of instructions telling the plotter to move the pen, draw lines, draw points, draw circles, arcs, and text labels. Lines can be drawn in a variety of styles: solid, dotted, long-dashed, short-dashed and dot-dashed.

The default software associated to open plot file:

Unix icon

The Open Group logoUnix  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
The Open Group

A multi-tasking operating system for various platforms, the first version of UNIX was released in 1969. It is developed by AT&T as well as various commercial vendors, universities and non-profit organizations. Traditional Original Unix systems have characteristics of Version 7 Unix or UNIX System V. Unix Specification have Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server, Solaris, AIX, HP/UX, z/OS etc. Other systems, such as Linux and BSD are called Unix-like or Unix system-like.

Gnuplot  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:

A portable command-line driven graphing utility for various platforms.

Help how to open:

Use Gnuplot to work with *.plot files.

How to convert:

Use compatible tools to export *.plot files.

List of software applications associated to the .plot 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 plot file, edit plot file, convert plot file, view plot file, play plot file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 plot files.

Software that open plot file - Vector graphics

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


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