File Extension PLIST


File extension: PLIST
File type: Property List XML File

Notes about the PLIST file extension:

To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The PLIST file type is primarily associated with 'Property List XML File'. A PLIST file is an XML file using Apple’s plist DTD. PLIST stands for Property List, and refers to the fact that PLIST files typically hold lists of properties. PLIST files are a standard part of Apple's OS X Core Foundation. You can edit plist files using a text editor or Apple’s PropertyListEditor, found on the Developer CD or on Apple’s web site.

Detailed information for file extension PLIST:

Primary association: Property List XML File
File classification: XML
Identifying characters Hex: 3C 3F 78 6D 6C 20 76 65 72 73 69 6F 6E 3D 22 31 2E 30 22 20 65 6E 63 6F 64 69 6E 67 3D 22 55 54 46 2D 38 22 3F 3E , ASCII: .?xml.version="1.0".encoding="UTF-8"?.
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File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database

To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .PLIST

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: FrontPage.list
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~3\Office10\FRONTPG.EXE

ProgramID: FrontPage.list
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MICROS~4\Office10\FRONTPG.EXE

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