What is a .TPL File And How To Open It – PrestaShop (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .tpl 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. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .tpl file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .TPL file?

The file extension .TPL comes from PrestaShop Template File. This file extension was developed by PrestaShop. The format of this web related file is text.

What to know

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

How to open a .TPL file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .TPL file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Visual Studio Code software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use PrestaShop and Microsoft Visual Studio Code software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .TPL 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: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Visual Studio Code software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .TPL file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Visual Studio Code software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is PrestaShop and Microsoft Visual Studio Code.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .TPL 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Microsoft Visual Studio Code software 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 .TPL file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .tpl file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Microsoft Visual Studio Code software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: PrestaShop and Microsoft Visual Studio Code.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .TPL file

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

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

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

Still cannot open the .TPL file?

If you are still unable to open the .TPL file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .TPL file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .tpl – Document Template, .tpl – ACD Systems, .tpl – Adobe Systems, .tpl – Nintendo, .tpl – Phorum, .tpl – TatukGIS. 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 .TPL file with the Microsoft Visual Studio Code, PrestaShop programs on Windows, Microsoft Visual Studio Code, PrestaShop programs on Mac and Microsoft Visual Studio Code, PrestaShop software on Linux.