Files with prl extension can be usually encountered as scripts programed in Perl programming language.

There are 3 other file types using
the PRL file extension!

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Software that open prl file

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PRL file extension - Perl script

What is prl file? How to open prl files?

File type specification:

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

File extension prl is mainly associated with the Perl programming language.

Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language that first appeared around 1987.

A .prl file stores script written in Perl programming language.

The default software associated to open prl file:

Perl Data Language picture or screenshot

Perl Data Language  Microsoft Windows software

Perl Data Language (PDL) is a set of extensions to Perl v5 that allows programmers to create scientific and other data intensive programming tasks. Perl's data structures are intended for small to medium sized analysis tasks - they embody simple data structures and include considerable behind-the-scenes magic for type conversion, variable size, and the like.

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Padre  Multiplatform software

Padre is a Perl IDE, an integrated development environment, that supports large multi-lingual and multi-technology projects.

Help how to open:

Use any text editing tool to view content of .prl files.

How to convert:

There is no way how to convert .prl files to other formats.

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

Software that open prl file - Perl script

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with prl file by default:
Perl Data Language
Other suggested software:
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
PSPad small icon PSPad
Atom small icon Atom

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:


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