File Extension Library


.PL4 File Extension

  • Developer by: Micrografx, Inc.
  • Category: Settings, options, themes or skins Files

What is an .PL4 file?

.PL4 file extension is created by Micrografx, Inc.. .PL4 has been classified as Settings, options, themes or skins Files.

.PL4 is Micrografx Designer graphic palette

The pl4 file extension was used by Micrografx Designer. Micrografx was acquired by Corel. The PL4 file format is now probably used by iGrafx Designer.

The pl4 files contain graphic palettes used by the application.

.PL4 file format is deprecated and this file format is no longer supported.

Currently, .PL4 file type is not actively used and is obsolete. This usually happens with system files in older operating systems, files from long-discontinued software, or with previous versions of some file types (documents, projects, images, etc.) that were replaced in later versions of the original programs.


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 .pl4 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.

How to Open .PL4 file on different platforms

Open .PL4 File on Windows

  • Right-click a .PL4
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .PL4 file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .PL4 files" Press "Ok"

Open .PL4 File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .PL4 file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .PL4 File on Linux

Right click on the .PL4 file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .PL4 File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .PL4 file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .PL4 File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .PL4 files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .PL4 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .PL4 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .PL4 file format
  2. You need to check the .PL4 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)