PLH File Extension

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Corel PaintShop Photo Pro Presets
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What is PLH file?

PLH is a file extension commonly associated with Corel PaintShop Photo Pro Presets files. Corel PaintShop Photo Pro Presets specification was created by Corel Corporation. Files with PLH extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with PLH extension are categorized as Settings Files files. The Settings Files subset comprises 1113 various file formats. The most popular software that supports PLH files is Corel PaintShop Pro.

Programs which support PLH file extension

Programs that can handle PLH files are as follows. Files with PLH extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support PLH file

How to open file with PLH extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening PLH files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with PLH files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with PLH files.

Step 1. Get the Corel PaintShop Pro

Problems with opening and working with PLH files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with PLH files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the Corel PaintShop Pro developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Corel PaintShop Pro website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Corel PaintShop Pro

If you already have Corel PaintShop Pro installed on your systems and PLH files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why PLH files are not compatible with Corel PaintShop Pro. The latest version of Corel PaintShop Pro should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Corel PaintShop Pro to PLH files

After installing Corel PaintShop Pro (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open PLH files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the PLH with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Corel PaintShop Pro is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open PLH files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the PLH file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Corel PaintShop Pro and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with PLH extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the PLH for errors

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper PLH file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Verify that the PLH in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the PLH file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the PLH file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the PLH file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the PLH file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Corel PaintShop Photo Pro Presets file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Corel PaintShop Pro

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support PLH files. Close all running programs and try opening the PLH file.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Corel PaintShop Photo Pro Presets file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle PLH files.

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