PLfile extension

Perl Script
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Have trouble opening the .pl extension? Don't panic! This page explains pl files and suggests programs you may use to open pl files. You can download these programs through this page!

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What is PL file?

The PL extension is a Perl script, which is a stable cross-platform programming language compiled and executed using the Perl interpreter. It is used for mission-critical projects in the public and is widely used for programming web applications on more than 100 platforms.

More information

The .PL extension is rarely used on the web because Perl scripts tend to work as CGI (Common Gateway Interface) scripts, which are placed in the «/cgi-bin» directory. Although Perl does not allow you to put code into static HTML pages, it has a library that is specially used for creating web pages. Using the Perl CGI library, you can create all parts of any web page with the help of a special function, a command to create a tag and so on. This way, you don't have to use «Print» to generate every line of code, which can be very handy.


How to open PL file?

Here are some universal methods of opening a file. Please, use this list of solutions.

Method 1: Correctly fix file association error

By following these steps, the user will be able to fix the pl extension association problem in an instant automatically:

Download Solution

Step 1: Click the "Download Solution" button to download the automatic tool from Appsitory.

Step 2: Now click "Start Scan" to find out all potential problems.

Step 3: Review the resulting scan and click the "Fix Items" option.

Method 2: Download apps that open the pl file

Here is a list of the presented programs that you should use to open/convert the pl file. You can choose the right program for your OS and click on it to start the download. You can also visit the developer's website.

Apps that open PL files

Method 3: Use Universal File Viewer

The recommended use of Universal File Viewer, a tool for opening over 250 file extensions, complements the list of programs above. This utility is capable of opening your pl file. Download Universal File Viewer to your OS quickly and securely.