The File Extensions Database

.SPL File Extension

  • Developer by: ABACOM
  • Category: Page Layout Files

What is an .SPL file?

.SPL is sPlan Schematic Diagram File

An SPL file is a schematic diagram created by sPlan, a schematic editor for Windows. It contains a schematic circuit diagram, which consists of circuit components such as fuses, diodes, resistors, switches, contacts, transistors, relays, connectors, hydraulics, and capacitors.

SPL file open in ABACOM sPlan 7.0

When you create a diagram and save it by selecting File → Save, sPlan creates an SPL file to store the contents of the diagram. You can also to choose to save the diagram as a template by selecting File → Template... → Save as template. sPlan templates are also saved as SPL files.

If you come across an SPL file on your computer you can use sPlan to open the file. You can also use sPlan Viewer, which is available for free.

NOTE: SPL files were replaced by SPL7 files with the release of sPlan 7.0. However, SPL files can

Programs that open sPlan Schematic Diagram File
ABACOM sPlan Viewer
File Type 2 FutureSplash Animation
Category: Video Files Format: Binary

Animation created with FutureWave FutureSplash Animator; a precursor to Adobe Flash; compatible with Flash Player.

Programs that open FutureSplash Animation
Adobe Flash Player
Adobe Flash Professional CC
Adobe Flash Player
Adobe Flash Professional CC
File Type 3 Windows Print Spool File
Developer by: Microsoft Category: System Files Format: Binary

File created by Windows when a user submits a print job; contains the spooled print data, which include the digital document contents that are sent to the printer for printing; saves the data in the raw printer format; used as a temporary data store for the print job and is empty when the job completes.

SPL files are saved to the following directory when a print job is submitted: C:\Windows\System32\spool\PRINTERS\.

NOTE: Windows also saves an .SHD file to the same directory as the SPL file when printing. This "shadow" file allows the print job to be resubmitted if it is interrupted.

Programs that open Windows Print Spool File
Microsoft Windows
EMF Printer Spool File Viewer

How to solve problems with SPL files

  • Associate the SPL file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any SPL file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.SPL files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the SPL file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .SPL is sPlan Schematic Diagram File. Because only the current version supports the latest SPL file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the ABACOM manufacturer website after an available .SPL is sPlan Schematic Diagram File update.
  • To make sure that your SPL file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.