Open PUB File format – Programs and How to

Microsoft Publisher document file definition and 6 other types and linked programs information.


How to open EPUB Files

The File extension pub is used by the following type(s):

Type 1 description:
Default extension for .pub file type:
Microsoft Publisher document 
PUB suffix is related to Microsoft Publisher and used for specialized documents created in the program. Microsoft Publisher is part of Microsoft Office.
that open these files in Windows:
  • Adobe InDesign (Microsoft Windows)
  • Adobe InDesign for Mac (Apple OS X)
  • CorelDraw Graphics Suite (Microsoft Windows)
  • Microsoft Office (Microsoft Windows)
  • Microsoft Publisher (Microsoft Windows)
  • (multiplatform software)
  • PageZephyr (Apple OS X)
  • PUB2ID (Publisher to InDesign) (Microsoft Windows)
  • PUB2ID (Publisher to InDesign) for Mac (Apple OS X)
  • PubOOo (multiplatform software)


type 2 description:
NeoBook NBW publication source 
Source file used by NeoBook
that open it:
NeoBook (Microsoft Windows)


type 3 description:
Print Perfect Gold template
Template used by Print Perfect.
Programs: Print Perfect (Microsoft Windows)


 type 4 description:
Public key for Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)
Public key used by PGP (Pretty Good Privacy).
that open it:
Pretty Good Privacy (Microsoft Windows)


type 5 description:
Publication document
It is related to publication document files that were used in the past or are still used by page layout applications, such as PageMaker, Ventura Publisher or 1st Publisher.
  • Adobe Pagemaker (Microsoft Windows)
  • Adobe Pagemaker for Mac (Apple OS X)
  • Ventura Publisher (MS-DOS)


type 6 description:
The Sims family data game 
It is used by computer game The Sims.
Software: The Sims (Microsoft Windows)