File Extension Database

Open TPL File

TPL extension files have various applications of different nature, namely:

Adobe Photoshop

In this application, a TPL file is a configuration file used by Adobe Photoshop, a program used to edit raster graphics.

Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor distributed by Adobe Inc. for Windows and macOS.

The TPL file contains preset information for a Photoshop tool, which can include a stroke width setting for the brush tool, a pattern for the fill tool, or another setting.

HTTP File Server

In this case, a TPL file is a template used by HTTP File Server (HFS), a file sharing program used to send and receive files over HTTP.

HTTP File Server, or HFS, is a free web server specifically designed for publishing and sharing files.

This being the case, the TPL contains HTML divided into sections that describe each part of an HTML page served to a requesting browser.

TPL files are used by HFS to dynamically build HTML pages.

TPL files primarily store HTML but can also contain CSS and JavaScript.

ACD Systems Canvas

In this application, the TPL file is a drawing template created by Canvas, a technical illustration drawing program.

Canvas X is Canvas GFX drawing, imaging and publishing software, useful for personal computers.

The TPL, for this application, contains graphics and presets for creating new drawings.

Nintendo Wii

Here, the TPL file is an image file used by Nintendo Wii games.

Nintendo Wii is a video game console produced by Nintendo developed in 2006, belonging to the seventh generation of game consoles.

The TPL contains one or more images that make up the menus that appear in Wii games and on the Wii console itself.

The TPL includes header sections and palette and image data for each image contained in the file to assign height, width, etc.


In this application, a TPL file is a template used by Phorum, an open source message board system based on PHP and MySQL.

Phorum is a board that is used for the purpose of creating message board and design to meet different needs of different web sites while not sacrificing performance or features.

The TPL file contains the template code, which is mostly HTML mixed with Phorum's custom template language consisting of simple declarations.

TPL files are also used to display search results data, message information, and private message lists.

The template language found in TPL files consists of simple HTML and Phorum template declarations.

It is important to note that Phorum can also use PHP files, for the same purpose as TPL files, in this case, if they are placed in the templates directory and named with the appropriate base name.

Document Template

In this latter application, the TPL file is a template file created by various types of applications.

The TPL saves the default settings for page layout, typed text, and other information for a document.

Software to open a TPL file

Due to the great diversity of formats for TPL files, it is necessary, first, to know the type of format, and then, to have one of the following software packages:

Frequently associated Windows objects:

  • Photoshop.ToolPresets

How Can I Open TPL File on Windows

How Can I Open TPL File on Mac OS

How Can I Open TPL File on Android

If you downloaded a TPL file on Android device you can open it by following steps below:

How to Open TPL File on iPhone or iPad

To open TPL File on iOS device follow steps below:

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