Files with pm5 extension are first and foremost documents from version 5 of now discontinued Adobe PageMaker.

There are 3 other file types using
the PM5 file extension!

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Software that open pm5 file

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PM5 file extension - Adobe PageMaker 5 document

What is pm5 file? How to open pm5 files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

pm5 file icon: pm5 filetype icon

File extension pm5 is mainly used in Adobe PageMaker 5, a no longer developed or supported desktop publishing software for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS, for its default document files.

MIME types:

This pm5 file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Updated: June 18, 2021

The default software associated to open pm5 file:

Adobe Pagemaker icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Pagemaker  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

One of the first desktop publishing programs, introduced in 1985 by Aldus Corporation, initially for the then-new Apple Macintosh and in 1987 for PCs running the then-new Windows 1.0.

It was later bought by Adobe and rebranded Adobe PageMaker. The last version Adobe PageMaker 7 was released in 2001 and in 2004 the product was discontinued and slowly replaced by Adobe InDesign.

Adobe Pagemaker for Mac icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logoAdobe Pagemaker for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Adobe Systems Incorporated

A desktop publishing software, used to create high-quality publications such as brochures and newsletters.

Help how to open:

Use Adobe PageMaker to open *.pm5 document files.

How to convert:

Adobe PageMaker did support export to several other document based formats, including PDF. No other program supports PageMaker formats, so it is the only choice.

Find conversions from pm5 file:

pm5 to doc

pm5 to pdf

pm5 to pm6

pm5 to pm7

pm5 to pmd

pm5 to rtf

pm5 to word

Find converter to pm5 file type:

p65 to pm5

pm6 to pm5

pmd to pm5

List of software applications associated to the .pm5 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open pm5 file, edit pm5 file, convert pm5 file, view pm5 file, play pm5 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting pm5 files.

Software that open pm5 file - Adobe PageMaker 5 document

Programs supporting the exension pm5 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open pm5 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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