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Details of extension .pol

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .pol file?
  • Which program can create the .pol file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .pol format?
  • What can convert .pol files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .pol extension?
.pol
Windows Group Policy File .pol file icon

Windows Group Policy File

POL file is a Windows Group Policy File. The Administrative Templates extension of Group Policy saves information in the Group Policy template in Registry.pol files. These files contain the customized registry settings that you specify (by using the Group Policy snap-in) to be applied to the Machine (HKLM) or User (HKCU) portion of the registry.
Category: Other files
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.pol
InnovMetric Polyworks Modeler 3D Model .pol file icon

InnovMetric Polyworks Modeler 3D Model

POL file is an InnovMetric Polyworks Modeler 3D Model. PolyWorks Modeler is a complete reverse-engineering software solutions, enabling users to extract pivotal CAD entities from polygonal models from digitized parts.
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Category: Data files
Application: Polyworks Modeler
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Other types of files may also use the .pol file extension. If you have helpful information about .pol extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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OpenPanorama Lensflare File
FreePascal Shared Library
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BrainVoyager QX Patches-of-interest Data
Oracle PLL Library

The .pol filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

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Can't open a .pol file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.pol

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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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