Files with ply file extension might also be found as old presentations from Harvard Graphics. Obsolete.

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

empty icon.ply - Polygon graphics

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empty icon.ply - Finale playback data

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PLY file extension - Harvard Graphics presentation screen

What is ply file? How to open ply files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

The ply file extension is also reported to be used for some sort of presentation format from Harvard Graphics presentation software for MS-DOS and later for Microsoft Windows.

Looks like old and no longer used format.

This ply file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open ply file:

Harvard Graphics ChartXL picture or screenshot

Harvard Graphics logoHarvard Graphics ChartXL  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Harvard Graphics

Harvard ChartXL is utility used to manage and analyze data as well as create outstanding chart results. The software combines professional-level graphic and layout capabilities with advanced data organization and analysis tools to facilitate outstanding chart results, even for complex or large amounts of data.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .ply file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ply 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 ply file, edit ply file, convert ply file, view ply file, play ply file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with ply file - Harvard Graphics presentation screen

Click on the software link for more information about Harvard Graphics ChartXL. Harvard Graphics ChartXL uses ply 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.).

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