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.P File Extension

File Type 1Python Pickle File

3.3 (19 Votes)
CategoryDeveloper Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a P file?

A P file is a pickle file created by pickle, a Python module used for converting Python objects to a byte representation for storage on disk or transfer over a network. It allows for objects to be conveniently stored or transmitted without first having to convert the data to another format. P files can be "unpickled" and loaded back into program memory during runtime.

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Programs that open P files
Updated 6/19/2017

File Type 2LightWave Plug-in

2.4 (5 Votes)
CategoryPlugin Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

.P File Association 2

Plugin file used by LightWave 3D, a 3D modeling and rendering application for animations and still images; stores data and procedures used for extending the software's functionality; often used for auto-generating custom 3D objects and modifying existing object properties.

Programs that open P files
Updated 5/17/2011

File Type 3Pascal Source Code

DeveloperNiklaus Wirth
2.0 (4 Votes)
CategoryDeveloper Files


This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

.P File Association 3

A P file is a source code file written in the Pascal programming language. It contains Pascal source code that can be edited with a Pascal development program or a basic text editor. P files can be compiled into executable programs using a Pascal compiler such as Turbo Pascal.

More Information

Pascal was originally developed in the late 1960s and published in 1970 by Niklaus Wirth. It is a procedural language that has led to several different variants such as Super Pascal and Pascal Sol. Object Pascal is also an extension of Pascal that was developed in 1985 and designed for object-oriented programming at Apple Computer. P files are one of several files used to store Pascal source code, along with the more common .PAS file.

Programs that open P files
Free Pascal
Borland Turbo Pascal
Irie Tools Irie Pascal
Free Pascal
Bare Bones BBEdit
MacroMates TextMate
Updated 6/21/2017

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