File Extension Library

.SPL File Extension

  • Developer by: ABACOM
  • Category: Page Layout Files

What are .SPL files and how to open them?

Can't open .SPL file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .SPL file.

What is a .SPL file extension?

.SPL file extension is created by ABACOM. .SPL has been classified as Page Layout Files.

.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

List of all softwares that can open the 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.

List of all softwares that can open the 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.

List of all softwares that can open the Windows Print Spool File
Microsoft Windows
EMF Printer Spool File Viewer

How to fix problems with .SPL files

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