Files with pub file extension may be also found as public key files from the Pretty Good Privacy data protection software.

There are 5 other file types using
the PUB file extension!

pub - Microsoft Publisher document [common]

empty - Publication document

empty - NeoBook NBW publication source data

empty - Print Perfect Gold template

empty - The Sims family game data

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PUB file extension - PGP public key

What is pub file? How to open pub files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The pub file extension is also related to Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) data encryption and decryption computer program developed by PGP Corporation that was in 2010 acquired by Symantec.

The pub file contains saved public key.

The default software associated to open pub file:

Symantec Corporation logoPretty Good Privacy  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Symantec Corporation

Pretty Good Privacy is used to protect and share information online. Pretty Good Privacy was developed to help human rights organizations communicate safely via electronic mail. It was later acquired by Symantec.

Help how to open:

As far as we know, these "keys" are only useable in PGP.

How to convert:

A conversion of any kind for *.pub files seems highly unlikely.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .pub 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 pub file, edit pub file, convert pub file, view pub file, play pub file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pub file - PGP public key

Click on the software link for more information about Pretty Good Privacy. Pretty Good Privacy uses pub file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

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