The file extension WPL is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include Windows Media Player, WPS Plus, and Rockstar Games. WPL files contain data and information related to the program that created them.
If the WPL file is related to Windows Media Player, it is a video file type that contains a playlist of video or music. This type of WPL file stores playlists that reference video and music files but does not contain the actual file itself. Windows Media Player is a built-in media player that is commonly included in different versions of the Windows operating system.
WPL files that are associated with WPS Plus are a text file type that contains documents in text format created with the WPS Plus application. WPS Plus is created by DEC and is an older word processing application that is used with the DOS operating system.
If the file extension WPL is used with Rockstar Games, the file is a game file type that contains objects, weapon locations, playing levels, spawn points, and other elements which are necessary to play GTA Grand Theft Auto games. Grand Theft Auto is a game created by Rockstar Games and can be edited by gaming communities to create a customized environment.
How to Open WPL Files
Since the file extension WPL can be opened using 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. WPL files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open them.
If the WPL file extension is associated with Windows Media Player, you can open the file using Microsoft Windows Media Player which is preinstalled on the Windows operating system. You can also use Winamp Media Player which is also compatible with Windows and available as a free download on the Nullsoft Winamp website.
If you are looking for a multiplatform application that will open WPL video file types, you can use VLC Media Player, which is an open source media player application. VLC Media Player is available as a free download on the VideoLAN website and is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.
If the file extension WPL is related to WPS Plus 4.1 or higher, you can open the file with WPS Plus if you happen to have access to the program. Since the program is old, if you do not have access, you can open this type of WPL file using any text editing program. If you are using Windows, you can open WPL files with WordPad, Notepad, OpenOffice Writer, TextPad or newer versions of Microsoft Word. For Mac OS X, you can open WPL files using Apple TextEdit, TextMate, BBEdit, MacVim, or Microsoft Word 2011. If you are using the Linux operating system, you can use AbiWord, gEdit, OpenOffice Writer, or Vim.
WPL files that are associated with Rockstar Games can be opened using Grand Theft Auto or Grand Theft Auto 4. Both applications are available on the Rockstar Games website and are compatible with the Windows operating system. You can also opt to use WPL Manager, which is a map placement tool for the Grand Theft Auto game that allows you to edit the placement of objects. WPL Manager is available on the Grand Theft Auto Modding website and is compatible with Windows.