A pls file extension is associated with the PerlScript source code files.

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

pls icon.pls - Media playlist [common]

pls icon.pls - DisorderTracker2 sample

empty icon.pls - MYOB data file

empty icon.pls - WinPAS Plus32 name and address data

empty icon.pls - Pro/ENGINEER temporary data

empty icon.pls - PicoLog settings file

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PLS file extension - PerlScript data

What is pls file? How to open pls files?

File type specification:

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

The pls file extension is related to the PerlScript and used for its source code files.

Windows Script Host (WSH) is a scripting host for ActiveX Scripting Engines such as PerlScript. As a host, WSH enables you to use the scripting language from the command-line and from within the Windows desktop with the WSH features.

PerlScript was initially solely an ActiveX Scripting Engine produced by the company ActiveState for use with Microsoft's Internet Information Services (IIS) that allows for programmers to use Perl-based code in addition to, or in place of, VBScript or JScript in the context of web servers running the ASP protocol. Subsequently Apache::ASP was created for the Apache web server, which allows for coding with only Perl, but neither VBScript nor JScript. PerlScript can also be used to write Windows Script Host-based programs, similar to VBScript.

Updated: September 18, 2018

The default software associated to open pls file:

NotePad++ text editor icon

Notepad++ Team logoNotePad++ text editor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Notepad++ Team

A very popular free text and source code editor. It supports syntax highlighting and syntax folding for C, C++, HTML, ASP, Java, Pascal, PHP, Cobol, CSS etc. Notepad++ also supports plugins to add new features. It is localized to many languages.

Help how to open:

Use any text editor to view content of the *.pls files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

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

Hint:
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 pls files.

Software that open pls file - PerlScript data

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with pls file by default:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows small icon Microsoft Windows
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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