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.PLY File Extension

2 file types use the .ply file extension.

File Type 1Finale Playback File

DeveloperMakeMusic
Popularity
4.3 (8 Votes)
CategoryAudio Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

What is a PLY file?

Music file created by Finale music notation software; saves audio data for sheet music that can be played back in the software; used for playing musical compositions.

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Programs that open PLY files
Updated 8/24/2015

File Type 2Polygon Model File

DeveloperStanford University
Popularity
3.7 (6 Votes)
Category3D Image Files
FormatText and Binary

Text and Binary

This file is saved in a plain text format or a binary format. If in a plain text format, it can be viewed with a text editor.

.PLY File Association 2

Three-dimensional image file created using the Polygon File Format, an open standard that describes objects as a collection of polygons; contains a header followed by a list of vertices that specify the shape of each polygon.

More Information

PLY files are used by many different 3D programs. They may be saved in either a binary or plain text format.

NOTE: Since the PLY file format was developed at Stanford University, it is also known as the Stanford Triangle Format.

Programs that open PLY files
Updated 5/22/2018

About PLY Files

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