.PLX File Extension

File Type:
Perl Executable File

Having trouble opening .plx extension? Don't panic! This page explains what plx files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open plx files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a PLX file?

Plx file extension has Perl Executable file type, which is associated with the "executable files" category.

Composed in the Perl programming language, the file stores an executable program. It may be run on any system through a Perl interpreter.

Perl files may also use other extensions, including .PL for Perl libraries, and .PM for Perl modules.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

plx file icon
File Type:
Perl Executable File
Executable Files

How to open PLX file?

Double click the plx file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .plx extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the plx extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the plx file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open PLX files

  • Windows Windows
  • MacOS MacOS
    • ActiveState ActivePerl ActiveState ActivePerl
    • Bare Bones BBEdit Bare Bones BBEdit
  • Linux Linux
    • ActiveState ActivePerl ActiveState ActivePerl

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the plx file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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