What is PLA file?
The PLA file extension stands for ArchiCAD Project Archive. A PLA file is an XML-based archive that contains collected data saved in the project folder. This includes all the input files, compiled drawings, and a CSV file that contains information about drawing objects. It also includes the history of changes made to a project folder along with other metadata.
PLA Format details
|Full Name||ArchiCAD Project Archive|
Tools that will help you view PLA files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the PLA extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the PLA file and many other types of files (All in One Viewer).
Of course, there are such tools. However, it should be remembered that they may display the data contained in the PLA file differently than the application dedicated to handling the PLA file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the PLA file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the PLA file.
Below you will find a list of software programs that will help you with this. These software programs will help you view the content of the PLA file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
PLA File Viewers