Files that contain the file extension PLN are associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include Adobe InDesign, ArchiCAD, CTP, and Microsoft Flight Simulator. PLN files contain data and information related to the program that created them.
If the file extension PLN is related to Adobe InDesign, the files are a plugin file type that contains features that extend the capabilities of older versions of the InDesign application. InDesign is a software application created by Adobe Systems that allows you to create professional page layouts for a variety of publishing purposes.
PLN files that are associated with ArchiCAD are a CAD file type that contains three dimensional images, lines, objects, mathematical calculations, and other elements which are used with Computer Aided Design. ArchiCAD is a software application created by GRAPHISOFT that provides tools for creating architectural designs, building interiors and exteriors, and landscaping for the architectural industry.
If the PLN file extension is created by CTP, it is a text file type that contains information on specific scenes in a cartoon. CTP is a software application created by Crater Software that allows cartoonists to create an entire production.
PLN files that are related to Microsoft Flight Simulator are a game file type that contains data which pertains to the specifics of a flight plan, including altitude, destination, departure location, and other information which is used to navigate an aircraft. Flight Simulator is a game created by Microsoft which is available in the Microsoft Store.
How to Open PLN Files
Since PLN files are associated with multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. PLN files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open them.
If the PLN files are related to Adobe InDesign, you can open them using Adobe InDesign CS6, which is available in a free trial version on the Adobe website. InDesign CS6 is compatible with the Windows operating system and Mac OS X.
PLN files that are part of ArchiCAD can be opened using the ArchiCAD application, which is available on the GRAPHISOFT website. ArchiCAD is compatible with Windows and Mac OS X.
If the PLN file is related to CTP, you can open it using the CTP application, which is available in a free demo version on the Crater Software website. CTP is compatible with all versions of Windows.
CTP PLN files can also be opened using any text editing program. If you use Windows, you can open PLN files with WordPad or Notepad. For Mac OS X, you can use Apple TextEdit, TextMate, or Apple Pages. To open PLN files on the Linux operating system, you can use AbiWord, gEdit, Nano Editor, or Vim.
PLN files that are used with Flight Simulator can be opened using the Microsoft Flight Simulator X Gold Edition, which is available in the Microsoft Store and is compatible with Windows.