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Details of extension .pls

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .pls file?
  • Which program can create the .pls file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .pls format?
  • What can convert .pls files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .pls extension?
Multimedia Playlist .pls file icon

Multimedia Playlist

PLS file is a multimedia playlist. It can be created/edited using a simple text editor (Notepad). PLS is a proprietary format used for playing Shoutcast and Icecast streams.
Detailed description not available
Category: Other files
Application: WinAMP
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
MPEG Audio Layer 3 File
M3U Playlist File
AAC Low Overhead Audio Stream
Sun Audio File
DTS Encoded Audio File
Mpeg-4 Audio
Nokia Playlist
Session Description Protocol File
Windows Media Player Playlist
PicoLog Settings .pls file icon

PicoLog Settings

PLS file is a PicoLog Settings. PicoLog is a flexible data acquisition program designed for collecting, analyzing and displaying data over long or short periods of time.
Category: Configuration files
Application: PicoLog
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
PicoLog Data

Other types of files may also use the .pls file extension. If you have helpful information about .pls extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Perl Script
SWI-Prolog Source Code
PL/B Source Code
Messenger Plus! Live Encrypted Log
PS2DIS Project
BrainVoyager QX Slice Positioning Data
PowerTerm Power Script
Trimble Position
STK Position File

The .pls filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

pl (20), pos (18), plc (8), ple (7), pis (7), lps (6), ls (6), psl (6), ps (4), plx (4), pps (4), pks (4), ols (4), pms (3), plw (3)

Can't open a .pls file?

If you want to open a .pls file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .pls association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.pls

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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