Open pub file
Did your computer fail to open pub file? We explain what pub files are and recommend software that we know can open your pub files.
What is pub file?
Files with pub extension are in most cases documents created in Microsoft Publisher, a desktop publishing application from Microsoft Office suite. PUB documents are much more complex than common Word files and give more emphasis to design and page layout, rather than actual text.
pub file description
File extension pub is associated with Microsoft Publisher, a desktop publishing software and part of Microsoft Office Professional Suite, which is used for to create professional documents, brochures and other promotion materials.
The pub files are used for document files created by the application. PUB file contains various graphic and text elements formatted in the document and is used to create various marketing materials.
Users working with Adobe InDesign can use PUB2ID Plugin and also work with the Microsoft Publisher .pub files.
OpenOffice.org with PubOOo extension can work with the Microsoft Publisher .pub files too.
Microsoft Publisher doesn't have version for Mac OS X (macOS), but you can run it on Mac with any operating system virtualization software like Parallels Desktop and VMware Fusion, or running Windows with Bootcamp.
Software that will open pub file
Other pub file extensions
pub - NeoBook NBW publication source data
Files with pub file extension can also be found with publication source data for NeoBook rapid application builder.
pub - PGP public key
Files with pub file extension may be also found as public key files from the Pretty Good Privacy data protection software.
pub - Print Perfect Gold template
Files with pub extension might also be templates for Print Perfect Gold printing software.
pub - Publication document
Files with pub file extension can be also found as document publications from Ventura Publisher, Adobe Pagemaker and other mainly older programs.
pub - The Sims family game data
Files with pub file extension can also be found as family data files created in popular The Sims game.