What is a .PLX File And How To Open It

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .plx extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .plx file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .PLX file?

The .PLX file extension is Perl Executable File. The file has the text format, and it is a executable file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .plx file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .PLX file?

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

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

To open the .plx file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the ActiveState ActivePerl software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: ActiveState ActivePerl.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PLX 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 ActiveState ActivePerl software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .PLX file on Mac

To open the .plx file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Bare Bones BBEdit software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is ActiveState ActivePerl and Bare Bones BBEdit.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .PLX 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 right click on your file and choose “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 Bare Bones BBEdit software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .PLX file on Linux

The .plx file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the ActiveState ActivePerl software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is ActiveState ActivePerl.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .PLX file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

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

Still cannot open the .PLX file?

If you are still unable to open the .PLX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .PLX file.plx – Hex-Rays. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .PLX file with the ActiveState ActivePerl program on Windows, Bare Bones BBEdit, ActiveState ActivePerl programs on Mac and ActiveState ActivePerl software on Linux.