What is a .PHL File And How To Open It – Amazon (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .phl extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .phl file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .PHL file?

The .PHL file extension is Kindle Popular Highlights File. The developer of this file extension is Amazon. This file belongs to the xml format and it is a eBook related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .phl file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .PHL file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .PHL file on various operating systems.

How to open a .PHL file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .phl file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Notepad software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PHL file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Microsoft Notepad software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .PHL file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .phl file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple TextEdit software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PHL file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Apple TextEdit software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .PHL file?

If you cannot open the .PHL file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .PHL file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .phm – Pro Home Manager, .phn – Algoryx Simulation, .pho – Ucamco, .pho – The MBROLA Project, .photolibrary – Apple. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .PHL file with the Microsoft Notepad program on Windows and Apple TextEdit program on Mac.