What is PLIST file?
PLIST files are stored in the binary format which is not readable by humans. A PLIST file is a type of property list file, which stores information about an application's settings, preferences, and other metadata. PLIST files are stored in the binary format which can't be read by humans. The binary format is used to save time when loading the data into memory. It also ensures that the data will not become corrupted if there are any errors during transmission.
PLIST Format details
|Full Name||Mac OS X Property List Format|
Software, that convert PLIST files
The easiest way to convert a PLIST file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle PLIST files. Open your PLIST file with one of them and save in another file format.
- Text editor
- Mac OS X
- Apple Property List Editor
- Property List Tools