.PL - File Extension for Perl Script Files

Q

What is PL? PL, short name for Perl, is used as the file extension for Perl programming script files. .PL files are text files that can be opened by Notepad or any text editors. See the sample .PL file included below.

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File Extension: .PL

MIME Type: application/x-perl, text/x-perl

File Content: Perl scripts

.PL files are Perl programming script files save in plain text format. Here is a sample .PL Perl script file that prints "Hello World!" in the output:

#!/usr/bin/perl
# "Hello World!" Perl script

print "Hello World!";

.PL Perl script file sample: Click sample.pl to download.

Since .PL files are in text format, you can use Notepad or any text editor to create or modify them. No special software is needed.

For for information on how to use .PL Perl script files, see links below:

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