PAS, Pascal Source File (.pas)

The PAS Developer file format

Files with the PAS extension might be well known to developers and programmers. These files contain source code written in one of two similar programming languages, Pascal or Object Pascal. Code written in these languages is known for being used for several, general purposes as well as for being quite high-level. Editing PAS file can be done either in development programs that support the Pascal languages or in any basic text editing program.

Technical details of PAS files

PAS files contain code in a human-readable form. Thus, they are defined as plain text files and can be opened in any text editor. In order to form actual executable programs, the PAS files have to be run through and compiled by a Pascal compiler.

More information about the PAS file format

File extension .pas
File category Developer
Associated programs Bare Bones BBEdit (Mac)
Embarcadero Turbo Pascal (Windows)
Free Pascal (Windows, Mac & Linux)
Notepad++ (Windows)
MacroMates TextMate (Mac)
RemObjects Oxygene (Windows)
Xidicone Zeus (Windows)

Any Text Editor
Useful links More on Pascal and PAS files
Developer Niklaus Wirth