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Details of the .pls file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .pls file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .pls file?
  • What program do I need to open a .pls file?
  • How can the .pls file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .pls?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .pls extension?
  • How can I convert .pls files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .pls?

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

.pls file extension details

Multimedia Playlist

Multimedia Playlist .pls file icon
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.
PLS format description not yet available
Category: Other files
Application: WinAMP
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
PLS aliases:
PLS related links:
PLS 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

Sony ATRAC3 Compressed Audio

.pls file extension details

PicoLog Settings

PicoLog Settings .pls file icon
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.
Application: PicoLog
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
PLS aliases:
PLS related links:
PLS related extensions:
PicoLog Data

Other types of files may also use the .pls file extension.

.pls file converters

.pls converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .pls files to other formats:


For example, using the softwares above, a .pls file can be converted into one of the following formats:

aif, aifc, au, avr, cdr, dat, hcom, ima, la, lpc, m3u, maud, nist, prc, raw
.pls file extension error

The .pls file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ps, pms, pl, psl, pps, plc, pos, pks, ols, plx, ls, ple, plz, plw, lps

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Pegasus Mail Signature Data
Perl Script
SWI-Prolog Source Code
Microsoft PowerPoint Slideshow
PowerTerm Power Script
PL/B Source Code
BrainVoyager QX Slice Positioning Data
STK Position File
Oracle Package Specification
open .pls file

Can't open a .pls file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .pls file association, check the FAQ.

.pls file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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