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What are PM4 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PM4 file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your PM4 files.

What is a PM4 file?

PM4 files have multiple uses, and Aldus PageMaker Document is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Aldus PageMaker Document

The .pm4 file format was created by Aldus PageMaker 4, a renowned desktop publishing software of the 80s and 90s. This software empowered users to make various print materials such as newsletters and brochures, encompassing text, visual content, and images.

Aldus PageMaker is renowned for its page layout capabilities, specifically the ability to precisely place text and imagery. It also includes various text formatting features such as font size, style, and alignment.

Aldus PageMaker allows you to seamlessly pull and link content from Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, allowing you to add images and graphics to your PageMaker documents with ease.

How to open PM4 files

Important: Different programs may use files with the PM4 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your PM4 file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested four different PM4 openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 25, 2023

All known file formats using extension .PM4

While Aldus PageMaker Document is a popular type of PM4-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .PM4 file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

PathMinder Applications Data

We know that one PM4 format is PathMinder Applications Data. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of PM4 files. Remember, different programs may use PM4 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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