File Extension PAL

  • Full name
    Color Palette Format
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Have you encountered a problem with a PAL file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a PAL file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your PAL file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.


The vector drawing and illustration program CorelDRAW uses the PAL extension for files containing scale palettes. These files contain a number of references to defined colors, which are required for print preparation, for example.

The files can be loaded and saved from the palette window.

Programs which can open a PAL file

How to open a PAL file? Advice and guidance

Absolutely most often appearing reason that prevents you from opening the PAL file is the lack of a proper application to support it in your operating system. It is notably the first thing you need to address. When one of the programs to support a PAL file from the list is already installed, you can try to rerun the file. The system should display a message asking you to choose a primary application to support PAL files. At this point we are looking for disk space where the application was installed in and we can link it with a PAL file. Since then, our operating system will use the selected program to support all PAL files.

Other issues

Despite the described problem with PAL there may be many more problems. If the existing operations were not effective, get involved with the following matters:

- verify that the PAL file is not damaged and that it has been downloaded or copied in whole
- verify that the file has a file extension that has not been intentionally changed (for example, if it do not contain other information than its extension suggests)
- make sure again whether the PAL file type is linked in the operating system with a proper program
- make sure that the file is not infected with a virus and you have up to date software and drivers.

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