Files with pub suffix may be also found as public key files from the Pretty Good Privacy data protection software.
PUB file extension - PGP public key file
What is pub file? How to open pub files?
File type specification:
File extension pub 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.
A .pub file contains saved public key.
The default software associated to pub file type:
Company or developer:
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.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .pub file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux 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 File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others pub file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pub file - PGP public key file
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.).