PMD File

What are PMD files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PMD file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a PMD file?

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

Adobe PageMaker Document

Adobe PageMaker is a desktop publishing software application. These PMD files contain page layout files that have been created with PageMaker.

PageMaker is a software program that is used by many desktop publishers to create newsletters, brochures, and other formatted publishing files that will be used for printing. The PMD files may contain formatted text, drawn objects, graphics, and other images that may be created by a variety of Adobe applications.

The PMD file extension is assigned to page layout files that are created in version 6 and later of the PageMaker application.

How to open PMD files

We have identified one PMD opener that is compatible with this specific type of PMD file.

Programs that open Adobe PageMaker Document files

Adobe PageMakerAdobe PageMakerVerified

Last updated: November 10, 2022

More file formats using the PMD extension

Through our research of PMD files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • MikuMikuDance Model
  • PlayStation High-Speed 3D Modeling Data
  • PMDraw Drawing
  • PMG Designer Bitmap
  • Polyphonic Ringtone For Phones
  • PPMD Compressed Data
  • SoftMaker PlanMaker Document/template

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

PlanMakerPlanMakerUser submitted
BioEditBioEditUser submitted
PlanMaker ViewerPlanMaker ViewerUser submitted
Poser ApplicationPoser ApplicationUser submitted
Poser Pro ApplicationPoser Pro ApplicationUser submitted
PrimMathPrimMathUser submitted
Poser Debut ApplicationPoser Debut ApplicationUser submitted
Adobe InDesignAdobe InDesignUser submitted
Imagic50GenericImagic50GenericUser submitted
Shimadzu Common ContainerShimadzu Common ContainerUser submitted

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