How to open file with PLIST extension?

PLIST file description

A .PLIST file is used to store the properties and user setting preferences for applications or programs supported on Mac OS X. The .PLIST file is generally supported in XML format and the file can be converted to binary format using the plutil command line tool. The .PLIST file can be created and edited by the developer’s using the Apple’s Property List Editor or by using a third-party PLIST editing program.

Basic information about PLIST file

File PLIST is one of the files of the Settings Files category. Its full name is Mac OS X Property List File . File format PLIST was created by Apple. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file PLIST sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a PLIST file, you will definitely find it here.
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Programs that support PLIST file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the PLIST file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
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  • How to open a file with the PLIST extension?
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  • What is the PLIST file format extension?
  • What programs support the PLIST file?

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What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the PLIST file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the PLIST file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the PLIST file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the PLIST file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the PLIST file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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