A pub file extension is used for 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 extension - Microsoft Publisher document
What is pub file? How to open pub files?
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The pub file extension 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, but you can run it on Mac with any operating system virtualization software like Parallels Desktop and VMware Fusion, or running Windows with Bootcamp.
MIME type used for pub files: application/x-mspublisher
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Microsoft Publisher is entry-level desktop publishing application used to create brochures, newsletters, postcards, greeting cards, or e-mail newsletters. Microsoft Publisher is distributed with some editions of Microsoft Office suite.
List of software applications associated to the .pub file extension
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that can be done with the file: like open pub file, edit pub file, convert pub file, view pub file, play pub file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
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- Open pub file
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- Create pub file
- Import pub file
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