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TPL File Extension

Document Template

What is TPL file?

TPL extension is used by a template files created by various programs. TPL files contain information related to style, such as text formatting, page layout, etc.

Uses and features of TPL file format

TPL files allow users to save certain document settings and used this information to create documents with similar style and structure. Applying predefined style settings to new documents saves work and allows for document standardization. TPL files can be used for storing various document templates.

Programs which support TPL file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open TPL files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with TPL 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 TPL file

Updated: 11/29/2021

How to open file with TPL extension?

Being unable to open files with TPL extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Document Template files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install Original program that created the template

Install software to open TPL file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports TPL files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Original program that created the template and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support TPL files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Original program that created the template website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Original program that created the template and update if needed

Update software that support file extension TPLYou still cannot access TPL files although Original program that created the template is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that Original program that created the template cannot handle files with TPL may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Original program that created the template is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Original program that created the template to TPL files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate TPL files with latest version of Original program that created the template you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with TPL file on Windows

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the TPL file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Original program that created the template is installed, check the Always use this app to open TPL files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with TPL file on Mac

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with TPL extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with TPL extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the TPL 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 TPL file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check TPL file for viruses
1. Verify that the TPL in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the TPL is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the TPL file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the TPL file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with TPL extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Document Template file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Original program that created the template

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with TPL extension. In this case close the other applications.

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 Document Template file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle TPL files.

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