There are 7 other file types using
the POD file extension!

empty icon.pod - Holy Games 2005 game archive

empty icon.pod - Punch CAD Program file

empty icon.pod - PodFlow project file

empty icon.pod - Bloodrayne game archive

empty icon.pod - Terminal Velocity archive

empty icon.pod - Nocturne game archive

empty icon.pod - Openproj project

POD file extension - Perl POD-formated text

What is pod file? How to open pod files?

File type specification:

Text file type icon Text file type

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

pod file icon: pod filetype icon

File extension pod is used for Plain Old Documentation format. POD is used for documents written in Perl programming language.

POD is designed to be a simple, clean language with just enough syntax to be useful. It purposefully does not include built-in mechanisms for fonts, images, colors or tables; instead it attempts to be just large enough to be useful.

Updated: April 18, 2024

The default software associated to open pod file:

Perl Code Editor picture or screenshot

Perl Code Editor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
The Software Group

Perl Code Editor  includes features such as:

  • Syntax Coloring
  • Bookmarks
  • Auto Indenting
  • Line Ending Conversion (Unix to Windows)
  • Drag and Drop Support
  • Goto Line by Line Number
  • Handles .pl and .cgi files
  • Context (right click) menu

Perl  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:

A programming language that runs on over over 100 platforms from portables to mainframes.

Help how to open:

You can open *.pod files in any text or code editor.

How to convert:

There is no reason to convert this text file. You can change extension to .txt to be readable by common text editors.

Related links:

POD format entry at wikipedia

Perl website

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

Software that open pod file - Perl POD-formated text

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

Microsoft Windows:

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

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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