The easiest way how to produce .odt (OpenDocument text files) from Microsoft Publisher sources (.pub) would be to use some of the word processors from open source office suits like OpenOffice.org or LibreOffice. Not all formatting may be successfully converted, but the main body of text should be.
Convert Microsoft Publisher document to ODF text document.
We have found 2 software records in our database eligible for .pub to .odt file format conversion.
Multiplatform software - convert pub to odt on any platform
Word processor and text editor from OpenOffice.org suite
Convert from pub file format
|Yes, Apache OpenOffice Writer (OpenOffice.org Writer) supports odt file conversion as a target file type.||Yes||Yes||odt editor||Yes||No||No||No|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned pub to odt. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
Full-featured word processing and desktop publishing tool from LibreOffice suite