(PRWEB) March 06, 2013
File extension PCF, PLF, and PLN are associated with a variety of different file types one of which is a game file. As the game file type varies in contents according to the specific application that created the file, Avanquest recently published the recommendations on the main types of software to open PCF, PLF, and PLN files.
File extension PCF is a game file type which is created by Valve Source. PCF files are defined as a Valve Particle System file which is used with the Valve Source game engine. Valve Source provides a way to make first-person games using particles such as fire, smoke, and other elements which can be edited and modified using the Valve Source development suite of applications.
File extension PLF is a game file that belongs to Mr. Bean. It is a game that allows players to solve mysteries using a variety of different strategies. PLF files contain data and information related to playing levels, objects, characters, and other elements for playing the game.
File extension PLN is a game file type created with Microsoft Flight Simulator and contains configuration data for setting up the Flight Simulator game. Such file type contains elements used for flight planning, such as destinations, routes, altitude, and other data for planning a flight. PLN files are commonly stored in the XML format, which is an open file format that allows for editing and modification.
File Extension PCF, PLF, and PLN Software
Depending upon what application created the file, the game file types can be opened using a variety of different applications, including text editing programs. Game files in a plain text format can be opened and edited with any text editing application.
For a Windows-based PC, some game file types can be opened using WordPad, Notepad, TextPad, Open Office Writer, or Microsoft Word. For Mac OS X, a few game file types can be opened with Apple TextEdit, MacroMates TextMate, BareBones TextEdit, or MacVim. For the Linux operating system, AbiWord, gEdit, GNU Emacs, Nano Editor, or Vim can open game file types in a plain text format.
Other software applications that will open PCF, PLF, and PLN files include the following:
Flight Simulator X: Microsoft Flight Simulator X will open file extension PLN. Flight Simulator X Gold Edition is a game which allows players to set up an actual flight experience from a simulated cockpit of an aircraft. Flight Simulator is available for download in the Microsoft Store and is compatible with the Windows operating system.
Mr.Bean: Beyond Reality Games Mr. Bean to the Rescue is a suite of games used with PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, and Wii. The games provide twelve different levels of puzzles and traps that allow players to battle gaming buddies and negotiate puzzles in three dimensional locations. Mr. Bean to the Rescue will open PLF files and is available on the Beyond Reality Games website. It is designed for use with the Windows operating system.
Valve Source: Valve Software Valve Source is a game engine which provides a comprehensive game development environment and will open PCF files. The Valve Source game engine is available in a paid version on the relevant website and is designed for use with the Windows operating system.
These are some of the software applications recommended by Avanquest to open PCF, PLF, and PLN file extensions. Depending on the contents of each file, there may be additional software applications revealed in the file extension database which will open these file extensions as well.