.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.
When you create a diagram and save it by selecting, 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 . 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
File Type 2 FutureSplash Animation
Animation created with FutureWave FutureSplash Animator; a precursor to Adobe Flash; compatible with Flash Player.
File Type 3 Windows Print Spool File
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.